May 27, 2024

FG to shut down Murtala Muhammed Airport, suspends contracts, concessions

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FG to shut down Murtala Muhammed Airport, suspends contracts, concessions

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.

He stated 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.

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

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

Vanguard

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