The federal government led by Muhammadu Buhari has on monday ordered the reopening of all airports in Nigeria for domestic flights,during a briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja. While speaking the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika said private airports and airstrips were now opened for commercial flights. Sirika stated that all airports in Nigeria including those in Jalingo, Gombe, amongst others could restart operations. His statement reads,“Regarding approvals for flights within the country – domestic approvals. All airports in Nigeria are now open for domestic flights. Private charter operations will no longer need approvals from us to operate within domestic airports in all government-approved airports and in all government-owned airports.