As a result of the extension on lockdown by the Federal Government, airports in Nigeria will not be reopened on April 23rd as earlier scheduled. Instead, they will remain shut for two more weeks.
According to reports from the ministry of aviation, all air travellers and all stakeholders in the aviation industry to see the current situation as sacrifices necessary to safeguard the health and well-being of the people, with the hope that the pandemic will be shortlived.
Since Nigeria recorded its first COVID-19 case on February, infections in the country have risen to 627 with a record 86 cases confirmed on April 19. A total of 21 people have lost their lives while 170 people have recovered from the virus.