The Nigerian Federal Government has ordered the closure of all Unity Schools in the country beginning from March 26 as a proactive step aimed at curbing the spread of the Coronavirus.
The Ministry said all the Principals of the Unity Colleges should fast track the on-going second term examinations and close until further notice.
The Minister of Education said the management of all the Unity Colleges should immediately activate the necessary emergency procedures and processes such as the provision of alcohol based sanitizers and hand washing facilities among others. He made mention that students should strictly adhere to the principles and best practices of good hygiene.
He also directed the Principals to immediately report any suspicious case to the nearest health authorities, emphasising that nothing should be taken for granted at this delicate time.