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Coronavirus: Edo Govt Shuts Down Schools

Written by Akeem Alao

Following the rise in the cases of coronavius in Nigeria, the Edo State Government has directed that all schools in the state, including primary, secondary and tertiary institutions, be shut down with effect from Monday, March 23, 2020.

Disclosing this in a statement, Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq., said, “While we enjoin citizens and residents not to panic. We call on them to adhere to recommended hygiene instructions on frequent handwashing and use of alcohol-based sanitizers as well as guidelines on social distancing.”

“Government’s Action Committee on COVID-19 would unveil the full response plan within the next 24 hours,” she added.

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Akeem Alao

Akeem Alao trained as a language teacher. He graduated from Adeniran Ogunsanya college of Education where he studied English/Yoruba Languages and Ekiti State University where he obtained a degree in English Education.

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