The Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport Abuja will be officially closed for six weeks to enable repair works on the runway which is said to be dysfunctional.
Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika, disclosed this to State House correspondents after the council meeting.
He said that the federal government will also be spending over one billion naira to complete the Kaduna airport terminal building, a project that had been abandoned for some time.
Also the Federal Executive Council approved over 4 billion Naira for the purchase of firefighting equipment to enable firemen in the country to perform their functions well.
Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Danbazzau disclosed this no state house correspondents after the council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.