The Federal Government on Monday extended the closure of the nation’s airspace and airports by another 14 days as Coronavirus infections increase in the nation.
Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika
Hadi Sirika, Minister of Aviation who disclosed this in his Tweeter handle Monday said it was no longer possible for the nation to open its airspace and airports for normal operation by 23 April, 2020 because of the lockdown of Lagos, Ogun and Abuja by the Federal Government.
Sirika stated that they would remain closed for a further two weeks, which he said, was subject to review.
“COVID-19. 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 2 weeks. This subject to review as appropriate, please,” he tweeted.
- Eniola Olatunji.