Covid-19: FG to shut Lagos, Abuja Airports to Int. Flights effective Monday 23rd

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The Lagos international airport, Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja will be shut to all international flights effective Monday next week.
The closure is to last for a month both for Lagos and Abuja in addition to the three  closed earlier.
In a statement, Director-General,  Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Captain Musa Nuhu says, “effective Monday, March 23, 2020 to 23rd of April 2020, the two aerodromes will be close to international flights.”
According to him, the new measure is in addition to the closure of Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano, Akanu Ibiam  International Airport, Enugu and the Port-Harcourt International Airport.
He further stated that henceforth, all airports in Nigeria are closed to all incoming international flights with the exception of emergency and essential flights, adding that domestic flights will continue normal operations at all airports.
The NCAA chief directed all airlines to ensure they submit passenger manifest to Port Health authorities prior to arrival of flights into Nigeria.


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