The Nigerian Airspace Management Company on Saturday formally notified all global airlines working in the country that its airspace would possibly well be shut efficient 0000hrs Tuesday, March 24.
This used to be contained in a ‘Ogle to Airmen’ signed by Adamu B. H. of the Aeronautical Information Companies and products Department.
The regulatory body, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority had earlier issued a directive that the Murtala Muhammed Global Airport, Lagos; and the Nnamdi Azikwe Global Airport, Abuja would possibly well be closed efficient Monday, March 23.
According to PUNCH, studies that the closure is now not unconnected to actionable measures to curtail doubtless importation of the unique coronavirus pandemic which has infected over 200,000 individuals globally, killing over 12,000, per an AFP tally.
Nigeria’s instances of the virus increased from 12 to 22 on Saturday with nearly the total instances having their plug historical past linked to high-possibility zones of the virus in Europe, Asia, the Americas, and the Heart East.