The Kano State Government has authorized the closure of schools in the state in order to avoid the spread of coronavirus.
However, the state’s Commissioner of Education, Muhammadu Sanusi Kiru made the declaration in a press conference in Kano on Thursday March 19.
Furthermore, Kiru advised parents of students in boarding schools to pick their wards from Sunday 22nd of March as the indefinite vacation will become effective from Monday, March 23, 2020.
‘’The closure is not intended to create panic but a preventive measure in the face of threat posed by the disease across the globe.”
The commissioner advised parents to encourage their children to remain at home and observe high standards of personal hygiene.