There will be no local and international flying yet in Nigeria as closure of airports due to Coronavirus which initially was expected to end today, shall be extended for another four weeks.
This was disclosed by Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, at the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Wednesday.
According to Mustapha,
“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.”
The Nigerian Government had on March 21 announced the closure of all the country’s airports to all international flights as part of intensive measures being taken to prevent the Coronavirus outbreak in the country.