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BREAKING: FG Extends Closure Of Airports

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BREAKING: FG Extends Closure Of Airports

As parts of measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal government on Wednesday extended the closure of airports in the country by four weeks.

This was disclosed by Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, during the daily briefing on Wednesday.

“Tomorrow marks the last day for the enforcement of the closure of Nigeria’s airspace to flights. We have assessed the situation in the aviation industry and have come to the conclusion that given the facts available to us and based on the advice of experts, the ban on all flights will be extended for an additional four weeks,” he said.

“The Honourable Minister of Aviation will give you details during this briefing.”

The government however said emergency and essential flights could be operated from any of the airports within the period.

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Ayomide Ayano

A writer, communicator, Graduate of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism and a Christian.

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