The Nigerian Government has postponed the date for the resumption of international flights.
This was made known by the Federal Ministry of Aviation on Thursday evening during the Presidential briefing on COVID-19.
The announcement was made on Twitter around 5pm on Thursday.
The ministry regreted to give the announcement indicating that the international flights resumption earlier scheduled for 29th August has been shifted to 5th September 2020.
The tweet reads: “Regret to announce that the international flight resumption earlier scheduled to resume on 29th August has been shifted to 5th September 2020. #PTF on COVID-19 #Aviation.
Nigerians have reacted to the tweet.
An anonymous user replied the Federal Ministry of Aviation’s Tweet saying: “Airlines have sold tickets, Total Chaos !Are we Prisoners ? Peoples lives are being toyed with ! Whyyyy ???”
Another person @hark_segun shared an opinion thus: “these to show nigerians reading these now that your leaders never in any way consider or think about your feelings or welfare, i mean you can tell from the way they handle everything that concerns you, to me have long time ago disown them all to there dull president buhari!”