Coronavirus: Federal Government Quickly Shuts Down Lagos, Abuja Airports, As Coronavirus Cases Rise To 22 In Nigeria

By Ikenga Chronicles March 21, 2020

Coronavirus: Federal Government Quickly Shuts Down Lagos, Abuja Airports, As Coronavirus Cases Rise To 22 In Nigeria

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

This is contained in a statement signed by the Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Capt. Musa Nuhu.

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.

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Nuhu said that 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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