Covid-19: President Buhari Approves The Conversion Of Four Stadia, All NYSC Camps Nationwide, To Be Used As Isolation Centres

The Federal Government, has said that four Stadia in the country will be used as Isolation Centres in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

It also said that all National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Orientation Camps in the country, would as well be used as Isolation Centres.

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, made this known on Friday, via his Twitter handle.

He wrote: “Mr. President has approved for the Ministry of Youth and Sports to open and make available the Stadiums in Surulere, Lagos, Ibadan, Abuja, and Kaduna, as well as our NYSC camps nationwide for use as isolation centers as they are needed. We are in touch with relevant authorities.”

The Federal Government had on March 18 ordered the immediate closure of NYSC orientation camps nationwide over coronavirus fears.

Dare, on Friday disclosed that the President Muhammadu Buhari  approved the re-opening of the camps as COVID-19 Isolation Centres.

Read tweet: ”Mr. President has approved for the Ministry of Youth and Sports to open and make available the Stadiums in Surulere, Lagos, Ibadan, Abuja, and Kaduna, as well as our NYSC Camps, nationwide, for use as Isolation Centres, as they are needed. We are in touch with relevant authorities.” – Sunday Dare (@SundayDareSD) March 27, 2020.

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