A file picture of the map of Jigawa, a state in north-west Nigeria.
The Jigawa State authorities has introduced the closure of private and non-private major and secondary faculties throughout the state.
It directed that the faculties must be closed with fast impact from Tuesday following the growing circumstances of coronavirus within the nation.
The performing Permanent Secretary on the State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Rabiu Adamu, made the announcement in an announcement launched to reporters in Dutse, the state capital.
He suggested mother and father and guardians to arrange for the evacuation of their youngsters and wards again residence from Wednesday, particularly these in boarding faculties.
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Amid the rising numbers of infections in Nigeria, the Jigawa State Task Force on COVID-19 mentioned 14 new circumstances have been reported from varied elements of the state.
Of the brand new infections, 11 have been mentioned to be National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members serving within the state.
The closure of faculties in Jigawa follows the same choice taken by the Kaduna State authorities as a part of measures to curb the unfold of the virus within the north-western state.