The Federal Ministry of Education has ordered the immediate closure of tertiary institutions, secondary and primary schools nationwide.
Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Mr. Sonny Echono, made this known while speaking to
journalists as he noted that the move was part of measures to contain the spread of the disease.
Nigeria on Thursday confirmed four fresh cases of COVID-19, bringing the number of
people with the virus to 12.
The West Africa country has now joined the list of top countries in the world to shut down
public places because of the deadly virus.