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COVID-19: FG ORDERS CLOSURE OF NATIONAL STADIA TO STEM SPREAD

Moshood Abiola Stadium Abuja
Moshood Abiola Stadium Abuja

By Olayinka Elebute

In an bid to curtail the spread the spread of the Coronavirus in the country, the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development under the leadership of the Minister, Mr. Sunday Dare, has directed the temporary shutdown of all activities at four (4) National Stadia across the country.

 

The affected stadia are the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja, Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna, Liberty Stadium, Ibadan and National Statdium, Surulere-Lagos. The facilities listed will not be available till further notice.

 

While urging the general public to stay calm and safe by practising good personal hygiene and keeping social distance, the Ministry assures citizens that the Federal Government through the Ministry of Health, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and other relevant agencies are putting necessary measures in place to ensure the elimination  of the Pandemic in Nigeria.

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