Benue Shuts Schools Over Coronavirus

 Benue Shuts Schools Over Coronavirus

The Benue State Government has joined Anambra state and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in ordering the closure of all schools from Friday as part of measures to protect the state from coronavirus pandemic.

The Benue State Commissioner for Education, Professor Dennis Ityavyar, disclosed this in a brief with journalists after the State Executive Council Meeting today.

The Commissioner stated that all schools in the state have been directed to conclude examinations on or before March 27 and proceed on holiday. He added that the move is part of measures to prevent the outbreak of the disease in the state.

CHRISTIANA DAN

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