The Nigerian Government has directed the temporary shutdown of all activities at four national stadia in the country to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Mr John Joshua-Akanji, Special Adviser on Media to the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, said this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja.
The affected stadia are the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja; Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna; Liberty Stadium, Ibadan; and National Stadium, Surulere-Lagos.
He said the facilities listed would not be available to the public until further notice.
Joshua-Akanji urged the general public to stay calm and safe by practising good personal hygiene and keeping social distance.