IBADAN March 22 (OYOGist.com). The Federal Aviation Authority of Nigeria(FAAN), on Friday 21st of March, announced the suspension of international flights into the country through Lagos, Abuja and other International Airports.
The country’s airport authority announced the suspension of all foreign flights into the country following the confirmation of 10 new cases of coronavirus in the country.
This ban will take effect by Monday 23 March 2020 and would be affecting all the international airports in the country including the Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Lagos, the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
The Aminu Kano, Akanu Ibiam and Port Harcourt International Airports would also be closed from the 21st of March, 2020.
See the FAAN’s announcement closing all international airports to foreign flights below.
Following the announcement of 10 new cases of COVID-19, @NigeriaGov announced the closure of all the country’s airports to all international flights as part of the measures to curb spread of the disease. #COVID19Nigeria” the FAAN posted on its official Twitter page.
“This measure will take effect from 23 March, 2020. Closure of the Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Lagos and the Nnamdi Azkiwe International Airport, Abuja.
“This is in addition to the closure of the Aminu Kano, Akanu-Ibiam, and the Port Harcourt International Airports, effective from 21st March, 2020.”