Wed. Apr 8th, 2020

Federal Government shuts down Lagos, Abuja airports amids Coronavirus crisis

Federal Government shuts down Lagos, Abuja airports amids Coronavirus crisis

Nigeria Federal Government has declared that it will shut down the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos and Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

According to the Federal Government, the airports will be officially shut down from Monday March 23.

The Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Capt. Musa Nuhu, disclosed this in a statement.

Three other international airports in Kano, Enugu and Port Harcourt shut for flight operations were shut on Saturday, leaving the two most important airports in the country open.

Nigeria has already recorded 22 confirmed cases of the deadly virus as the Government tend to contain the disease before it cause more damage.

The country had earlier banned all International flight and will be eager to make more important decisions concerning the pandemic disease.

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