The Federal Government(FG) has extended the closure of airports in the country by two weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made th3 disclosure on Monday via a twitter post.
The government shut all international airports in the country on March 23 for one month due to the upsurge in the number of coronavirus cases recorded in the country.
Despite the closure, the government had said emergency and essential flights could be operated from any of the airports within the period.
But announcing on Monday via Twitter, the minister said the airports would no longer open for commercial operations on April 23 due to the extended lockdown.
He said: “As a result of the extension on lockdown by Mr President, it is no longer possible for us to open our airspace and airports for normal operations by the 23rd April 2020.
“They will remain closed for a further two weeks. This subject to review as appropriate.”