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Foreign airlines resume landing at Murtala Muhammed Int’l Airport Lagos

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For over two weeks all international flights were diverting to Accra, Ghana due to poor visibility and inclement weather in Lagos. The visibility at Lagos Airport was less than the standard minima.

Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika who confirmed the resumption of international flights to Lagos Airport in a statement signed by his Director, Public Affairs, James Odaudu, said: “so far 12 flights have landed on the international airport Runway 18Right while on the domestic Runway 18Left 13”.

While appreciating the understanding of those affected by the unfortunate situation, he assured of the ” government’s determination and commitment to the protection of Nigerian travellers at all times”. According to Odaudu, “The Minister also reiterates that the diversions and cancellations as a result of highly inclement weather conditions are not peculiar to Lagos or Nigeria, but a global phenomenon, as even the most developed nations of the world have been experiencing same, resulting from weather vagaries”.

While appreciating the understanding of those affected by the unfortunate situation, he assured of the ” government’s determination and commitment to the protection of Nigerian travellers at all times”.

According to Odaudu, “The Minister also reiterates that the diversions and cancellations as a result of highly inclement weather conditions are not peculiar to Lagos or Nigeria, but a global phenomenon, as even the most developed nations of the world have been experiencing same, resulting from weather vagaries”.

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