The Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo, has suspended the Nigeria Air project, the concession project and other contracts stressing that he owes it to the government and Nigerians to give an honest assessment.
The minister said the concession and national carrier will be suspended until he briefs the President.
He also directed all international airlines to vacate the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, from October 1, 2023 and ordered the immediate demolition of Dominion and EAN hangars at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Two (MMIA 2) in Lagos.
The minister said this during a tour of the international airports in Lagos, where he was accompanied by the Managing Director, Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, Kabir Yusuf Mohammed.
While expressing displeasure with the unkempt environment at the airport, Keyamo said the demolition was necessary to pave way for the expansion of the airport.