By Amara Christa
Sequel to the current uncontrollable spread of the pandemic Coronavirus, the Federal Government has ordered the immediate shutdown of three international airports as part of its strategic measures to curb the spread of coronavirus across the country. The airports are: Mallam Aminu Kano Airport, Kano; Akanu Ibiam Airport, Enugu; and the Port Harcourt Airport, Rivers.
In a statement signed by the Director-General of the NigerianCAA, Capt. Musa Nuhu, he says Kano, Rivers and Enugu international airports will be closed till further notice; effective Friday, March 21st at 12pm.
According to him, the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja and the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos will still be opened for now, but no flight operations will be allowed from the 13 coronavirus high-risk countries.