RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT CLOSES SCHOOLS DUE TO CORONA VIRUS

RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT CLOSES SCHOOLS DUE TO CORONA VIRUS

The Rivers State Authorities has closed all faculties within the state and directed all spiritual organisations to limit their actions because of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic. In a statewide broadcast on Friday,  Rivers State Governor,  Nyesom  Ezenwo Wike stated that the motion was taken within the curiosity of Rivers State.

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The closure impacts private and non-private Main,  Secondary and Tertiary Establishments. He stated: “Primarily based on the above precautionary measures, the State could be described to be at an alert state. To additional strengthen our resolve to guard our residents, the State Authorities has taken the next selections:

“1. All Faculties within the State are to be closed down with impact from Monday, March 23, 2020. All Spiritual Organisations are to limit their actions.” Governor Wike stated that his administration took the choice with a deep sense of accountability. He stated: “As you’re conscious, the World Well being Organisation (WHO) has described coronavirus as a worldwide pandemic. This improvement requires collective motion by all well-meaning residents.

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As a responsive authorities, though now we have not had a confirmed case of coronavirus, we didn’t relaxation on our oars as we set-up a 5-man Inter-ministerial committee to hold out an aggressive public enlightenment that can defend all these residing and doing enterprise within the State from the illness.

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“This determination was taken as a result of we perceive that we’re the headquarters of the Hydrocarbon Trade and likewise a serious business hub within the nation that pulls individuals from all walks of life.

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