The Federal Government has formally announced the closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, beginning from 12 a.m. Wednesday,this was made known by the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, at a world press conference Monday in Abuja.
According to the minister,the airport will be closed for six weeks.
Also speaking, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said the government has kept its promise to make Kaduna Airport ready for use as alternative.
Also, the Minister of State in charge of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said observations made by acting President Yemi Osinbajo who was in Kaduna Airport on Friday had been “taken care of”.
He also gave a website that has been set up by the government where Nigerians can get information about the closed Airport.
This is the website: www.abujaairportclosure.info