FG orders shutdown of universities nationwide. The Federal Ministry of Education has ordered the immediate shutdown 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.
The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Mr Sonny Echono who gave the order through the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu 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,” he said.