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FG orders immediate closure of tertiary institutions, secondary and primary schools nationwide over Coronavirus

The Federal Ministry of Education has ordered immediate closure of tertiary institutions, secondary and primary schools nationwide following the outbreak of Coronavirus in the country and as part of measures to contain the spread.

This was confirmed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Mr Sonny Echono.

According to a communique on Thursday, Arc Sonny Echono who gave the order on behalf of the Education Minister, Adamu Adamu, also noted that all 104 Unity Schools in the country should close on the 26th of March, 2020 as a proactive step aimed at preventing the spread of the dreaded Corona virus.

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