FG Shuts Down Tertiary Institutions, Unity Colleges / Schools Nationwide

Federal Government (FG) Orders the Shutting Down of all Federal Institutions, Unity Schools and Colleges Nationwide Amidst Fear of Corona Virus  (COVID-19) Spread.

As part of measures to curb the spread of coronavirus pandemic, the Federal Government has directed heads of federal institutions and principals of Unity Colleges nationwide to shut down the institutions.

Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono disclosed that the decision to shut down the schools was protect and safeguard the lives of students/pupils from the deadly scourge.

Echono said: ”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.”

The permanent secretary said the ministry will monitor development as total closure might be ordered at any moment.