COVID 19: Plateau Government orders closure of all colleges
The Plateau authorities has directed the closure of all private and non-private colleges within the state, on or earlier than March 21 following a rise within the variety of coronavirus circumstances within the nation.
The Secretary to the state authorities, Prof. Danladi Atu gave the directive in an announcement on Thursday in Jos.
He stated the faculties included pre-primary, main, secondary and tertiary establishments within the state.
Atu defined that the directive was a part of measures to safeguard the lives of Plateau folks.
He urged dad and mom to advertise the tradition of private and household hygiene, to curtail and forestall the unfold of the illness.
Similarly, in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria(NAN), the commissioner for Health, Dr. Nimkong Ndam have referred to as on all college administration within the state to supply water, cleaning soap and hand sanitizers of their varied establishments as preventive measures for the virus.
He urged the administration of faculties to emphasize the significance of private hygiene to youngsters whereas urging the general public to scale back handshaking particularly in church buildings.