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FG Extends Closure of Airports Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

The closure of airspace and airports in the country has been extended by two weeks by the federal government due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Hadi Sirika, the Minister of Aviation made the announcement on Twitter on Monday April 20. He said the airports would no longer open for commercial operations on April 23, due to the extended lockdown in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun.

Sirika tweeted;

“As a result of the extension on lockdown by Mr President, it is no longer possible for us to open our airspace and airports for normal operations by the 23rd April 2020.
“They will remain closed for a further two weeks. This subject to review as appropriate.”

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