As part of its precautionary measures to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus across Nigeria, the Federal Government has shut down three international airports in the country.
The three airports shut are; Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano, Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, and the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa.
The Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Capt. Musa Nuhu, stated in a statement released that the three airports would be closed starting Saturday, March 21 until further notice.
He noted that the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja and the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos would still be opened. However, no flight operations will be allowed from the thirteen COVID-19 high-risk countries.