BREAKING: FG Bars International Flights To Lagos, Abuja
The federal government has barred international flights from coming into Murtala Muhammed Airport Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikwe Airport, Abuja to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
The Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Capt. Musa Nuhu, disclosed this in a statement.
“Effective Monday 23 March at 2300Z to 23 April at 2300z, Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos (DNMM) and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport ABuja (DNAA) will be closed to international flights,” a statement by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority read.
Nuru said the measure is expedient due to the ravaging Coronavirus 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.
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