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FG clears Benin, Jos, Sokoto airports for flight operations

FG clears Benin, Jos, Sokoto airports for flight operations

Aviation
The Federal Government has cleared another four airports to resume commercial flight operations in line with the COVID-19 safety and security protocols. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made the disclosure, saying ministerial approvals in and out of the airports would no longer be required. The new entrants are: Sultan Abubakar Airport, Sokoto, following its approval on July 19. Birnin Kebbi Airport resumed on July 20, while Yakubu Gowon Airport, Jos; and Benin Airport, Benin, were given approvals to resume operations on July 24. The Minister, via his Twitter handle, said the recent approvals brought the total number of certified airports to 14. “I am glad to announce that the following airports are open for full domestic operations, hence ministerial ...