The All Progressives Congress (APC), on Monday ordered the closure of its National Secretariat, in Abuja.
APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, who gave the directive on Monday, additionally
directed workers to remain at house for 2 weeks to stop the unfold of coronavirus
According to Oshiomhole, the closure was consistent with the Federal Government directive ordering that individuals ought to steer clear of massive congregations and social gatherings.
“This is only a safety measure that the get together has taken by closing down the secretariat for about two weeks in order that we are able to handle the scenario at hand.
“But if it persists, then we will have to extend the holidays because we need to remain alive to be able to serve the country as a whole and members of the party,” Oshiomhole stated.
“It is now not a secret that we face a pandemic everywhere in the world and Nigeria has its personal share of the coronavirus, though it’s not as dangerous as in different international locations.
“But clearly the number is increasing as it is said, prevention is better than cure,” APC chairman stated.
“This is as a result of I’m not positive what number of of you have got personal automobiles. Some of you employ public transport to return to work which at this second could possibly be harmful.
“I don’t think we will want to take any risk so we have decided to close the office,” he stated.
He, nonetheless, assured workers on the National Secretariat that their salaries can be paid to them even after they had been at house.