FG move to shutdown Lagos Murtala Muhammed airport

The Federal Government has revealed its plan to shutdown Murtala Muhammed International Airport.

It revealed that all international airlines will vacate on October 1, 2023.

The Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo, disclosed on Thursday during a tour at the international airport in Lagos, where he was accompanied by the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, Mr. Kabir Yusuf Mohammed.

According to him, the essence is to give room for total maintenance work at the airport.

The minister, while speaking at the sideline of the airport tour, directed the airlines and companies operating in the airport to move to the new terminal – MMIA Terminal 2.

Keyamo also suspended all contracts, projects, concessions in the sector until further notice.

He said: “All airlines should vacate the MMIA before October 1 and relocate to MMIA Terminal 2.”

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