- Many schools in Lagos are taking a preventive measure for coronavirus
- The academic institutions announced their closure with effect from Wednesday, March 18
- One of such schools, Chessington Montessori School, will communicate with parents of their students electronically
Following the spread of coronavirus in Nigeria, some private schools in Lagos have announced their closure, even without the directive of the federal ministry of education.
The schools that have taken this action include Greensprings School and Lagos Preparatory and Secondary School, Ikoyi, The Nation reports.
The head of admissions in Greensprings School, Oluranti Bankole, said that the institution does not know how the events related to the spread of the virus will affect the third term and as such,, "primary and secondary students will come home today with their notebooks.”
On its part, Chessington Montessori School told parents of its students that bills and report cards “will be sent electronically”, while Berkley and Juilliard Schools said it will offer “skeletal services” to stranded parents.
This is coming at a time when many schools in the state still have two weeks to end the current term.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Reverend Father Mbaka of the Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Nigeria (AMEN) had given his latest reaction to the dreaded disease called coronavirus.
During a prayer session held on Wednesday, March 18, in Enugu, Mbaka called on Nigerians not to respond to the global pandemic with panic, adding that fear itself has torment.
The famous Christian cleric assured Nigerians that despite the fact no cure had been found for the virus, God has a solution if only people will call on him in prayer, since, according to him, the maker of the universe has supremacy over all human affairs and problems.
He said that if only God's children will exercise faith in him, all things will be possible to them.
The prophet stated: “Under the priestly anointing, I release healing to the entire world, particularly where the disease is ravaging so much, let there be healing, let there be sunray always, which is one of the antidotes to the disease. God release drug that will cure it in Jesus name."
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