The Federal Ministry in charge of aviation will have international airports shut down for 30 days.
The issue of this viral pandemic outbreak is causing many things to go the wrong way.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority says the international airport in Lagos. And the one in
Abuja will not receive passengers
Firstly, the case of Coronavirus comes from the Muritala Muhammad international Airport in
Lagos of an Italian man.
The decision to close the airports will curb receive passengers and people from where the
virus has spread.
In addition, NCAA says the suspension will take effect on Monday.
“The head of NCAA says in a memo, “effective Monday 23rd of March Murtala Muhammed
International Airport Lagos.”
And Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja will shut down for all International flights
for a month, in the first instance.”
In the statement, it is not too obvious that it will include cargoes. Some businesses depend
on cargo flight.
Secondly, a Nigeria citizen lament that this suspension is medicine after death.
Another person says, “please for clarity, are cargo flights included in the international flight
In the statement, local flights will still operate within the country with much preventive
In conclusion, Coronavirus started in China, Wuhan especially. The right measure is social
distancing and washing of hands regularly,
more also the closing of international airports shut down for 30 days will help the country
has a whole reduce further exposure to the coronavirus pandemic.
In other news, the Nigerian Celebrity Seun whom has been said to likely have coronavirus
after he flew in from the UK to attend the AMVCA last week had earlier today visited the
NCDC center to get tested.