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Covid-19: FG extends reopening of Airports by 2 weeks

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Minister of aviation, Hadi Sirika

The Minister of Aviation Senator Hadi Sirika has announced the decision of the Federal Government to extend the closure  of international airports in the country by two weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The aviation Minister who announced the extension today via his Twitter handle said the airports would no longer open for commercial operations on April 23 as earlier announced when they were shut down due to the extended lockdown in the three cities.

His tweet read, “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 two weeks. This is subject to review as appropriate.

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