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Murtala Muhammed International Airport MMIA Shuts Down From October

Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) is to shut down from October 1, 2023, ENigeria Newspaper reports…


Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) is to shut down from October 1, 2023, ENigeria Newspaper reports.

Giving the directive was Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo on Thursday afternoon in a development requiring all international airlines to leave the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) by Sunday, October 1, 2023, ENigeria Newspaper reports.

Keyamo made the announcement during an inspection visit to the international airport in Lagos.

The minister directed the airlines and companies operating in the airport to move to the new terminal – MMIA Terminal 2.

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

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

Also, Keyamo ordered the suspension of the Nigeria Air project inaugurated by former President Muhammadu Buhari as earlier reported by ENigeria Newspaper…READ IT HERE

Keyamo also put on hold all arrangements under his predecessor, Hadi Sirika, to enable proper audit of contracts in the aviation industry.

He has also put a halt to the concession project, saying that he owes it to the federal government (FG) and Nigerians to give an honest assessment.

The recently-appointed minister of aviation further said the suspension will be in place until he briefs President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

Demolition To Commence At Bishop Oyedepo’s Dominion Hanger Inside Lagos Airport
…as expansion sets to begin

Demolition is now set to commence at Dominion Hanger owned by Bishop David Oyedepo, inside Lagos Airport, ENigeria Newspaper reports.
Recall that in April, ENigeria Newspaper had in April reported that Hadi Sirika, the minister of aviation had ordered a teardown of two hangars at the Murtala Mohammed Airport in Ikeja to make room for the enlargement of the terminal apron. CONTINUE READING


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