World Economic Forum: Nigerian Govt Orders Closure Of Schools, Public Offices

Nigerian Government moves to ensure a hitch-free World Economic Forum next week in Abuja.  The government Friday ordered the closure of schools, government offices in the nation’s capital Abuja during period of the world economic forum.

The order contained in a press statement issued Friday by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Senator Anyim Piis Anyim.

The government also advised private organisations with large number of staff to close down during the world economic forum but indicated that  those on essential services, are to be exempted.

According to the SGF:” Private Organisations with large number of staff may also wish to close down.”

Anyim further stated that  this is to ease the flow of traffic within the city and enable participants carry out their assigned roles and participate actively at the World Economic Forum Africa.

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