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Nigeria extends ban on all flights for additional 4 weeks

The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Coronavirus (COVID-19), Mr Boss Mustapha, has revealed that airports in Nigeria will remain closed for another 4 weeks.

Mustapha, who is also the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, said the decision to extend the ban was taken after due consultation with experts.

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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