The Nigerian Federal Government led by president Muhammadu Buhari in its strategic measure to curtail coronavirus spread in the country has indefinitely shutdown three international airports in the country.
These international airports includes; Aminu Kano international airport Kano, Akanu Ibiam international airport Enugu, and Port Harcourt international airport Rivers State.
This was contained in a statement by the Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Capt. Musa Nuhu.
According to the statement, the airports would be closed from Saturday, March 21, till further notice.
Meanwhile, the Nnamdi Azikwe, Abuja and the Murtala Muhammed, Lagos international airports were not affected.
However, Nuhu said that flight from the 13 countries, with high-risk of COVID-19 and banned by the Federal Government would not be allowed into the airports.