Coronavirus: FG orders closure of varsities, schools nationwide

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Amid the outbreak of the coronavirus  in the country, the Federal Ministry of Education has ordered the immediate closure of all tertiary institutions, secondary and primary schools nationwide as part of measures to contain the spread.

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Mr Sonny Echono, confirmed this to The PUNCH in Abuja on Thursday.

When sent an inquiry through a text message, Echono simply replied, “Confirmed.”


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