By Dirisu Yakubu
The national aviation conference earlier slated to hold from April 1st to 4th in Abuja has been suspended, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, stated in Abuja Tuesday evening over coronavirus pandemic.
The suspension followed global anxiety over the spread of the coronavirus, with Nigeria confirming the third case in Lagos yesterday. According to a statement by Henrietta Yakubu, FAAN’s spokesperson, the suspension became necessary in order to maintain safety precautions across the country. “The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria hereby notifies stakeholders and the general public that the National Aviation Conference earlier scheduled for 1st to 4th April 2020, at the International Conference Centre, Abuja has been suspended,” FAAN said Tuesday morning.