FG Extends Ban on Flights Due to COVID-19

The Nigerian government has announced an extension of four weeks to the federal government ban placed on flights in the Nigerian airspace. The ban was due to expire tomorrow

The Chairman of the presidential task force on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha who is also the secretary to the Government of the Federation made this known in the daily briefing today.


He 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.”

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