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Coronavirus: Northwest Governors Shut Down Schools

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Governors in Northwest have announced the closure of schools for thirty days in a bid to curtail the spread of the pandemic.

Coronavirus: Northwest Governors Shut Down Schools
Coronavirus: Northwest Governors Shut Down Schools

The closure is expected to commence on March 23, 2020.

The Chairman of the Northwestern Governors forum and state Governor, made this known on Wednesday after a meeting of the governors in Kaduna state.

The Governors also agreed to adopt a joint security operation of all the seven northwest states and Niger state.

While speaking on the suspected coronavirus case in Katsina state,  Masari revealed that the supposed patient has quarantined himself pending the outcome of the laboratory test.

The Permanent Secretary in the Kastina State Ministry of Health, Dr Kabir Musptapha, disclosed the suspected case at a press briefing on Wednesday.

Adelowo Adegboyega
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