COVID-19: FG orders closure of unity colleges
The Federal Government has ordered the closure of all of the 104 Unity Schools within the nation from March 26 as a proactive step aimed toward stopping the unfold of the dreaded Coronavirus.
The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Mr Sonny Echono who gave the order by means of the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, stated all of the Principals of the Unity Colleges ought to quick observe the on-going second time period examinations and shut store till additional discover.
This closure was introduced in a press release by Mr Ben Goong Director, Press and Public Relations in Abuja, on Thursday.
The Minister stated the administration of all of the Unity Colleges ought to instantly activate the required emergency procedures and processes corresponding to the availability of alcohol based mostly sanitizers and hand washing services amongst others.
He stated that college students ought to strictly adhere to the ideas and greatest practices of fine hygiene.
He additionally directed the Principals to instantly report any suspicious case to the closest well being authorities, emphasising that nothing must be taken without any consideration at this delicate time of the worldwide pandemic.