To stop the spread of the coronavirus, the federal government has ordered the closure of three international airports in the country.
Musa Nuhu, Director-general of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) confirmed this in a statement released on Thursday, March 19.
The airports affected are Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano; Akan Ibiam International Airport, Enugu; And Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa and its closure will take effect on Saturday March 21st.
Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja & Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos are allowed to fly, but flights from the 13 high-risk countries COVID-19 (coronavirus) are not permitted.
This happens after the federal government has ordered the closure of all tertiary institutions and unity schools across the country Nigeria.