The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has revealed that it might not be able to pay full staff salaries as from May 2020 until there was an improvement in the current economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
It, however, noted that as soon as the authority’s revenue situation improved, the balance would be paid.
FAAN stated this in an internal memo with reference FAAN/HQ/ADMIN/2020/05, dated May 19, 2020, and signed by the Authority’s General Manager, Administration, M.D. Musa.
The memo, which was titled, ‘Notice on payment of staff salary,’ was addressed to all employees of the firm, as it stressed that the measure was to ensure the survival of the organisation.
The memo was copied to the managing director of FAAN, all its directors, general managers, regional general managers, assistant managers and all notice boards.
The memo read in part, “This is to notify all staff that due to the dwindling revenue generation amidst COVID-19 pandemic, management may not be able to pay full salary to staff as from May 2020.
“However, as soon as the revenue situation improves, the balance will be paid.”