Coronavirus: NorthWest governors to shutdown colleges for 30 days

As the noble coronavirus continues to unfold throughout the globe, Northwest Zone Governors Forum have converged in Kaduna and resolved to shut down colleges of their states for 30 days.

In a communique learn by the Chairman of the Forum and Katsina State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari, after a closed-door assembly with safety chiefs at Sir Kashim Ibrahim House, to evaluate safety methods and struggle in opposition to banditry, he stated the choice to shut down the faculties turned crucial, to forestall the unfold of COVID 19 illness throughout the northwest. 

Governor Masari stated the closure will take impact from Monday 23rd of March 2020.

He stated the governors will meet with examination boards go focus on the college’s closure.

They additionally suggested most of the people to keep away from pointless gatherings, urging them to take care of good respiratory hygiene. 

Present on the assembly is the governors of Katsina, Zamfara, Sokoto, Jigawa, Kebbi, Kaduna, and Niger States, whereas Kano deputy governor Nasiru Gawuna represented governor Umar Ganduje.

Also among the many states to implement the closure is Kwara state, whose governor was absent on the assembly.


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