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Coronavirus: FG orders closure of universities nationwide




The Federal Ministry of Education has ordered the immediate closure of tertiary institutions nationwide.

This is as part of measures to contain the spread of Coronavirus in the country. Sonny Echono, permanent secretary of the ministry of education, disclosed this on Thursday.

“We have directed all higher institutions to close this weekend. Unity Schools that have completed their exams are to close immediately. Others are to hurry and close the latest on 26th March,” he said.

This is also coming a few hours after four new cases of the virus were reported in Lagos, bringing the number to 12.

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