The earlier date of 29th August, 2020 announced as the resumption of international flights by the Federal  Government  has been shifted.

The new date for the commencement of International flight is 5th September, 2020.

This was made known by the Director-General of the The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Musa Shuaibu Nuhu, during a Presidential Task Force COVID-19 briefing in Abuja.

He spoke on the readiness of the airlines and airports to commence operation, the extension was for  other non-aviation logistics that they are working on.

According to Mr Nuhu, the protocols for the resumptions will be made known to the public. He described the new date as a “sacrosanct”.