Nigeria

Federal Government Shuts Down Abuja, Lagos Airports

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The Federal Government have announced that Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos; and Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja will be shut effective Monday, March 23.

The Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Musa Nuhu revealed this in a statement.

The closure of international flight operations at the Lagos and Abuja airports is in addition to the three other international airports in Kano, Enugu and Port Harcourt shut for flight operations on Saturday.

Nuhu said the closure would last till April 23, adding that emergency and essential flights would be operated from both airports within the period.

He said the measure is expedient due to the ravaging pandemic which increased geometrically from 12 to 22 cases on Saturday. He noted that domestic flight operations would continue normally in all airports in the country.

Samuel Nelson
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