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Coronavirus Pandemic: FG approves use of Stadia, NYSC orientation camps as Isolation centers


Report says, the federal government has authorized the use of four stadia, all NYSC orientation camps in the country as isolation centres in the battle against COVID-19 pandemic.

This was disclosed by the Minister of Youth and Sport, Sunday Dare via his verified Twitter handle few minutes ago.

 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.”

"We are in this together. And together we shall overcome. I call on the Youth of Nigeria to be at the vanguard of dissemination of timely and accurate information via social media to Nigerians in their communities. We must ratchet up the awareness campaign for our people.” 

It would be recalled that, since the outbreak of COVID-19, the country has recorded 65 positive cases, 1 death and has discharged 3 persons who have fully recovered.

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