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Coronavirus: Nigerian government orders closure of schools nationwide

The Federal Ministry of Education is closing all tertiary, secondary and primary schools nationwide over the outbreak of the coronavirus in accordance to the order given by the Federal Government.

The ministry said that it is part of process to control the spread of the virus.
The permanent secretary of the Ministry of Education, Sunny Echono, confirmed this in a statement, though it has not been specified the particular day it will take effect. He only said that more details would be sent out on Friday.

The ministry has also ordered for the closure of all the 104 Unity Schools in the country from March 26 as a proactive step intended to preventing the spread of the dreaded coronavirus.

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