The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Saturday, reopened for business with the observance of the safety protocols to reduce the spread of coronavirus across the country.
The airport will also comply with strict safety measures aimed at curtailing the spread of the virus.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the provisions were made for hand wash and there were temperature checks, alcohol-based sanitizers, as well as strict compliance to the social distancing order of about one meter is made at the airport.
Journalists covering the Presidential Taskforce on coronavirus pandemic were led on a dry run test from Lagos to Abuja, to witness firsthand, reopening of the aviation sector.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the seats, which were usually crowded, have been rearranged in compliance with the safety protocols.
Also, instructions to further guide passengers, such as “do not use this seat,” “keep your distance,” were placed on the seats.
Two newly acquired machines for identifying passengers were also showcased.
Remember that the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), a few weeks ago, said that the airport would reopen for business on Aug. 27, after months of closure following the COVID-19 outbreak.