The Federal Government, on Thursday, requested the closure of all the 104 Unity Schools in the nation from March 26th so as to forestall the spread of the feared Coronavirus.
The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Mr. Sonny Echono who provided the request through the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu, said all the Principals of the Unity Colleges should quick track the on-going second term assessments and close until further notification.
This was reported in an announcement by Mr. Ben Goong, Director, Press and Public Relations in Abuja, on Thursday.
The Minister said “the administration of all the Unity Colleges ought to quickly enact the fundamental crisis systems and procedures, for example, the arrangement of liquor based sanitizers and handwashing offices among others.
“Understudies ought to carefully cling to the standards and best acts of good cleanliness.”
He likewise guided the Principals to promptly report any suspicious case to the closest wellbeing specialists, accentuating that nothing ought to be underestimated at this sensitive time of the worldwide pandemic.