FG announces closure of Abuja airport

FG announces closure of Abuja airport

The Federal Government has formally announced the closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.


According to the government, the airport would be shut down from 12:00 am on March 8, and would be closed for six weeks.

The announcement was made by the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, at a world press conference in Abuja, Monday.

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, who was also at the conference said, government has kept to its word on making the Kaduna Airport ready for use as an alternative.