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Ban on flights extended by 4 weeks – FG

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The Federal Government, on Wednesday extended the ban placed on flights in the country as a necessary measure to curtail the coronavirus pandemic.

The ban is been extended for another 4 weeks.

Mr Boss Mustapha, the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, made the disclosure at the daily briefing of the task force, Wednesday,  noting that the decision to extend the ban was taken after due consultation with experts.

“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.” Mustapha said.

 

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