Aviation, Hadi Sirika, says the ministry has denied the flight requests of
several governors, since the closure of the airports and the lockdown order by
President Muhammadu Buhari as a result of the COVID-19.
see, every single flight that we would approve would be an essential flight and
98% of them would be connected to COVID-19,” he said.
the stamp of a teaching hospital.
had denied several of such flights, including two governors from south-south
and two from the south east and by the way, three of them are members of the
APC and I think one is from north-central.
diligently done and it must be essential, COVID-19-related or some other
flights like essential cargo that would bring in medicines or equipment or
something related to our well being like food,” Sirika added.