Governors within the northwest area have introduced closure of all faculties for the subsequent 30 days, in keeping with TheNation.
The data was conveyed in a communiqué learn to newsmen by Chairman of the Forum and Katsina Governor, Aminu Masari, mentioned the choice turned crucial to forestall the unfold of Corona Virus COVID 19 illness throughout the northwest.
Katsina recorded its first suspected case of coronavirus on Wednesday.
The Governors converged on Kaduna, alongside heads of safety businesses within the zone to overview safety methods and battle towards banditry, earlier than the case of the virus was reported in Kaduna Wednesday morning.
Govenor Masari mentioned the closure will take impact from Monday 23rd of March 2020.
He mentioned the governors will meet with examination boards to debate the event.
They additionally suggested most people to keep away from pointless gatherings, urging them as nicely to take care of good respiratory hygiene.