Plateau State Government has announced the closure of all schools, both public and private operating in the state on or before Saturday, March 21, 2020.
The decision was taken in order to discourage the possible spread of the dreaded Coronavirus among residents in the state. The Secretary to the Government of Plateau, Danladi Atu said this in a press statement he made available to pressmen in Jos on Thursday night. He said this includes pre-primary, secondary and tertiary institutions in the state.
The statement reads that ” The decision became unavoidable because of the worldwide spread of Covid 19. It is therefore imperative for the government to adopt this and other measures to safeguard lives. The good people of Plateau State are further encouraged to ensure the highest level of personal hygiene.