Random Pagan Verse:
The coven is to keep two books on herbalism. One of these will list the names and uses of all herbs which are cures for ills or are otherwise good for humans, and all may have access to this book to learn these things. But keep a separate book with the names of all poisonous
herbs and those used in dark spells, letting only the elders and other trusted Witches know of these secrets or even of this books existence.

Author Topic: Many stranded as Cloudy weather forces cancellation of flights at Abuja Airport  (Read 291 times)

Offline yungcrux (OP)

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Date Registered: Sep 2015
  • Posts: 1065
  • Karma: +0/-0
    • View Profile

Hundreds of passengers were stranded at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja on Thursday following cancellation of flights to northern parts of the country due to hazy weather.

An official of the airport who pleaded anonymity told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), that the cancellations only affected the north-bound passengers because of the hazy weather over the region.

The official said the cancellations were safety measures often taken by the authority and the airline operators to avoid ugly air incidents.

Mr Abdullahi Saroke, Deputy Station Manager, Azman Air Services, also told NAN that all flights to the region, except Maiduguri, were affected, adding that Maiduguri?s weather was not hazy.

Saroke explained that the hazy weather started on Tuesday but got worse between Wednesday and Thursday, especially over Kano, Sokoto and Yola.

?It is a natural occurrence that is beyond human control, which is why the affected passengers must bear with the airlines.

?We are still expecting that the visibility would get better later in the evening but for now, no flight to Kano, Sokoto and Yola except Maiduguri??, he said.

Some of the passengers, who spoke with NAN, said the cancellation was necessary for safety irrespective of the hardships caused by the situation.

One of the passengers, Mrs Josephine Manu, said she was billed to travel to Kano for an official assignment but the suspension or cancellation of the flights to the state had adversely affected her schedule.

Manu said passengers were informed that flights to the northern parts of the country could only be possible if the hazy weather over the region got better later in the day. (NAN)



NNPC deploys 244 trucks of petroleum products to Abuja to ease fuel Scarcity

Started by yungcrux

Replies: 0
Views: 324
Last post April 13, 2016, 01:18:30 AM
by yungcrux
Aviation Minister says new Abuja terminal ready in six months' assures security

Started by ctytravellink

Replies: 0
Views: 485
Last post September 05, 2014, 09:25:07 AM
by ctytravellink
Continue from where i stopped on abuja rail project' - Jonathan tells Buhari

Started by mastercode

Replies: 0
Views: 457
Last post May 08, 2015, 01:10:27 PM
by mastercode
Plane escapes fatal crash after losing landing gear in Abuja

Started by naij

Replies: 0
Views: 227
Last post January 26, 2018, 05:52:41 AM
by naij
President Buhari to launch Abuja-Kaduna rail line in May

Started by admin

Replies: 0
Views: 398
Last post February 19, 2016, 09:52:21 AM
by admin
Pregnant woman KILLED, five others DEAD as Transformer explosion hit Abuja

Started by mastercode

Replies: 0
Views: 324
Last post July 06, 2016, 12:44:49 PM
by mastercode
Nigeria FG realised N5m from Abuja-Kaduna Train Service in 2 weeks

Started by mastercode

Replies: 0
Views: 397
Last post August 15, 2016, 07:41:24 AM
by mastercode
FG begins construction of $650m Abuja Medical City

Started by mastercode

Replies: 0
Views: 514
Last post August 28, 2014, 01:55:27 PM
by mastercode
SS3 Student builds motorcycle in Abuja

Started by yungcrux

Replies: 0
Views: 404
Last post December 02, 2016, 12:45:11 AM
by yungcrux
Fuel scarcity persists in Abuja

Started by internet police

Replies: 0
Views: 5424
Last post December 11, 2017, 08:15:29 AM
by internet police