Covid-19: FG Extends Int’l, Local Flights Ban By One Month

LAGOS MAY 6TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The federal government on Wednesday , extended the suspension imposed on local and international flights by additional four weeks.

Speaking at the briefing of the presidential task force on COVID-19 , Secretary to the Government of the Federation,
, Boss Mustapha said after due consultation, the federal government decided to extend the flight ban by four weeks.

Boss said “Tomorrow marks the last day for the enforcement of the closure of Nigeria’s airspace to flights.

“We have assessed the situation in the aviation industry and have come to the conclusion that given the facts available to us and based on the advice of experts, the ban on all flights will be extended for an additional four weeks.

“The Honourable minister of aviation will give you details during this briefing.”

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