COVID-19: Nigeria extends flight ban by four weeks

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The Federal Government of Nigeria has extended the travel ban on local and international flight in the country by four additional weeks in a bid to contain the spread of the CoronaVirus.

During the presidential taskforce briefing today, Wednesday, May 6, Secretary to the Government of the Federation said that after thorough consultation, the federal government has decided to extend the flight ban for four additional weeks.

Boss Mustapha 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 give 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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