FG Shuts Murtala Muhammed Airport, Suspends Contracts

FG Shuts Murtala Muhammed Airport, Suspends Contracts
  • PublishedAugust 31, 2023

The Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo, has directed all international airlines to vacate the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, from October 1, 2023, OSUN DEFENDER reports.

This, according to him, became necessary to give room for total maintenance work at the airport.


The minister disclosed this 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.

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.

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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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