COVID-19: Taraba orders closure of school, prohibits gathering of over 20


By Femi Bolaji – Jalingo

Taraba state governor, Darius Ishaku Saturday ordered the closure of schools on or before Tuesday, March 24 in light of the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country. He also directed that any gathering above 20 persons have become prohibited. In a state broadcast in Jalingo, he advised citizens of the state to avoid hand shakes, hugging and kissing as preventive measure to curtail spread. He said ” good people of Taraba State, it has also become pertinent that I bring to your knowledge, the recent resolve of the Nigerian Governors Forum concerning the threat posed by the Corona virus pandemic.

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