Covid-19: FG orders closure of National Stadium

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development under the leadership of the Minister, Sunday Dare, has directed the temporary shutdown of all activities at four (4) National Stadia across the country.

This is in a bid to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus in Nigeria.

The affected stadiums are the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja, Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna; Liberty Stadium, Ibadan and National Stadium, Surulere in Lagos. The facilities listed will not be available to the general public 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.