FG extends closure of International Airports by two weeks

The Federal Government has extended the closure of airspace and airports in the country by two weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, disclosed this on Monday via Twitter.

He said the airports would no longer open for commercial operations on April 23 due to the extended lockdown in the Lagos, Abuja and Ogun.

He said, "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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