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Buhari Govt Extends Airport Closure Over Coronavirus

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The Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government on Monday extended the closure of airports in the country by two weeks due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

This was made known by the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, in a post on Twitter.

He said the airports would no longer open for commercial operations on April 23 due to the extended lockdown in the Lagos, Abuja and Ogun.

Sirika said: “COVID-19. 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 subject to review as appropriate.”

Source: Naija News