(file photograph) Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma addresses journalists
The Imo State authorities has ordered the closure of all tertiary establishments, major and secondary faculties within the state until additional discover over the Coronavirus outbreak.
Addressing residents of the state throughout a broadcast on Saturday, Governor Hope Uzodinma stated an isolation centre has been arrange in Owerri to quarantine any one that assessments constructive to the virus.
The governor additionally requested related authorities to make sure strict compliance with the directives.
In accordance with him, preparations have been put in place to check all passengers arriving on the Sam Mbakwe Worldwide Cargo Airport of signs of the Coronavirus.
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He defined that any passenger that manifests indicators of the signs will first be taken to a bay that has been arrange on the airport for additional examination.
The transfer comes 24 hours after the governor constituted a nine-member committee on the prevention of Corona Virus illness (COVI-19).
The committee headed by former Chairman of the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC); Professor Maurice Iwu is to take proactive measure to forestall the unfold of the illness which is ravaging many components of the world.