President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the actions of all personal jets and passenger flights in Nigeria.
The President introduced the suspension throughout a nationwide broadcast on Sunday, March 29, 2020.
He stated, “Movements of all passenger aircraft, both commercial and private jets, are hereby suspended,” including that particular permits will probably be issued on a wants foundation.
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Additionally, as a part of the federal government’s transfer to curb the unfold of COVID-19 throughout Nigeria, the President ordered a complete lock down of Lagos and Ogun states.
The order was additionally prolonged to the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
Addressing Nigerians the President stated, “Based mostly on the recommendation of the Federal Ministry of Well being and the NCDC, I’m directing the cessation of all actions in Lagos and the FCT for an preliminary interval of 14 days with impact from 11pm on Monday, 30th March 2020.
“This restriction may also apply to Ogun State on account of its shut proximity to Lagos and the excessive site visitors between the 2 States”.
He urged all residents in these areas to remain of their properties, including that journey to or from different states needs to be postponed.
All companies and workplaces inside these areas also needs to be absolutely closed throughout this era, President Buhari added.