- Lai Mohammed has given reason why the implementation of flight ban has not been implemented
- Mohammed said the airlines are expected to be given some time on how to position their flights
- According to him, flights cannot be ordered back mid-air
Lai Mohammed has given update on the implementation of flight restrictions by the federal government.
The minister of information and culture said failure to implement the flight ban is to enable airlines put safety measures in place.
Premium Times reports that the minister said it is necessary to give airlines 24 hours notice.
He said this is necessary to ensure they know when to position their flights, for safety and security reasons.
“For instance if an aircraft has taken off now you cannot ask it to go back mid-air,” Mohammed said at the end of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting.
Legit.ng had also reported that the issuance of visas on arrival was suspended by the federal government.
This follows the continuous spread of the coronavirus worldwide and restriction of 13 countries from entering Nigeria.
In another report, Reverend Father Mbaka of the Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Nigeria (AMEN) gave his latest reaction to the dreaded disease called coronavirus.
During a prayer session held on Wednesday, March 18, in Enugu, Mbaka called on Nigerians not to respond to the global pandemic with panic, adding that fear itself has torment.
The famous Christian cleric assured Nigerians that despite the fact no cure has been found for the virus, God has a solution if only people will call on him in prayer, since, according to him, the maker of the universe has supremacy over all human affairs and problems.
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The prophet stated: “Under the priestly anointing, I release healing to the entire world, particularly where the disease is ravaging so much, let there be healing, let there be sunray always, which is one of the antidotes to the disease. God release drug that will cure it in Jesus name."
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