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FG Approves Use Of Stadiums, NYSC Camps As Isolation Centres

 

The Federal Authorities has accredited using 4 stadiums within the nation as isolation centres within the battle in opposition to the coronavirus pandemic.

These embrace the Nationwide Stadium in Surulere, Lagos; Liberty Stadium Ibadan; M.Ok.O Abiola Stadium, Abuja and Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna.

Additionally, the Nationwide Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camps nationwide could be used as isolation centres.

This was disclosed on Friday by the Minister of Youth and Sports activities, Sunday Dare in a tweet on his official deal with.

“Mr President has accredited for the Ministry of Youth and Sports activities to open and make obtainable the stadiums in Surulere Lagos, Ibadan, Abuja, and Kaduna, in addition to our NYSC camps nationwide to be used as isolation centres as they’re wanted.

“We’re in contact with related authorities,” Dare tweeted.

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The Federal Authorities had earlier suspended sporting actions at stadiums nationwide and ordered the instant closure of NYSC orientation camps nationwide as a result of coronavirus pandemic.

The Sports activities Minister nonetheless on Friday, stated President Muhammadu Buhari has accredited the re-opening of the camps as COVID-19 isolation centres.

He additionally notes that the identification and fumigation of a number of sports activities corridor on the stadiums will begin quickly.

Dare referred to as on Nigerian youths to be on the “vanguard of dissemination of timely and accurate information via Social Media.”

See his tweets under….

Mr. President has accredited for the Ministry of Youth and Sports activities to open and make obtainable the stadiums in Surulere Lagos, Ibadan, Abuja and Kaduna in addition to our NYSC camps nationwide to be used as isolation facilities as they’re wanted. We’re in contact with related authorities …

— Sunday Dare (@SundayDareSD) March 27, 2020

We’re on this collectively. And collectively we will overcome. I name on the Youth of Nigeria to be on the vanguard of dissemination of well timed and correct data by way of social media to Nigerians of their communities. We should ratchet up the notice marketing campaign for our folks.

— Sunday Dare (@SundayDareSD) March 27, 2020

The identification and fumigation of a number of buildings such because the multipurpose sports activities corridor, Gyms and so on situated within the stadium will begin shortly.

— Sunday Dare (@SundayDareSD) March 27, 2020

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