BY VICTOR OSOWOCHI, ABUJA – The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has assured Nigerians that the nation’s aviation authorities are working hard at developing functional protocols for the resumption of international flights in the  soonest.

He said the Federal Government is working on a safe a d secured resumption of activities on the international route fully conscious of the immense contributions and importance of air travels to the nation’s socio-economic development and growth on a sustainable basis.

It therefore appealed for caution while urging Nigerians to shun rumours on possible resumption dates being circulated across the social media space

The PTF Chairman said: “The aviation sector has been working assiduously to develop the protocols for the resumption of international air services.

“This PTF remains conscious of the significant contributions of air travels to economic growth and shall continue to push for a safe resumption.”

According to him; “The next phase is for aviation regulators to engage with other stakeholders to facilitate an integrated and seamless resumption of international flights.

“I plead with all Nigerians to await authentic information from the aviation authorities and discountenance fake news and speculation on dates.”

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