Governors in the northwest region in an attempt to prevent the spread of coronavirus, (COVID-19) to the region, have announced the closure of all schools for the next 30 days.
The Governors decision was contained in a communiqué read to newsmen by Chairman of the Forum and Katsina Governor, Aminu Masari. According to the Governors, the move became imperative to prevent the spread of Corona Virus COVID 19 disease across the northwest.
The development is coming just as Katsina State records its first suspected case of coronavirus on Wednesday. Governor Masari said the closure will take effect from Monday 23rd of March 2020.