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NIGERIA: President orders airspace take-over

Ghana has been helping Nigeria to handle and manage its airspace since 1945.

This was made known to State House correspondents by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Aviation, Mrs Binta Bello, after a briefing with President Buhari.

She said the President has given orders to the ministry to begin the process of taking over the management of Nigeria's airspace from Ghana.

In her words “We have a directive by the President to start the process of securing the management of Nigerian airspace over the Gulf of Guinea which Ghana has been maintaining since 1945 and there is a move on the ground by Togo and Republic of Benin to take over the management of their own airspace from Ghana."

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