The Kwara state authorities has given a directive for all schools within the state to be shut down by Monday in a bid to comprise the global spread of coronavirus.
The information was contained in a statement signed by Rafiu Ajakaye the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Kwara State.
The statement made available to Naija Information reads: “I can verify that Kwara State can be shutting down schools from Monday, March 23rd. It’s a part of the efforts to comprise the worldwide unfold of the COVID-19 pandemic. We urge our individuals to take care of the very best degree of hygiene and to stay calm and cling to all safety measures earlier introduced by the Kwara State Ministry of Health and different nationwide bodies.”
Recall that earlier as we speak Naija News reported 5 new cases of the coronavirus disease in Nigeria, bringing the overall variety of cases within the nation to eight.
This information was confirmed on Wednesday by the Minister of Health, Ehanire Osagie throughout a press conference in Abuja, the nation’s capital.