The Nigerian Railway Corporation [NRC] is planning to suspend all services in the country effective Monday, March 23, over the growing cases of coronavirus pandemic.
The Personal Assistant on New Media to President Muhammadu Buhari , Bashir Ahmad disclosed this on his Twitter handle.
According to Ahmad, the suspension is to prevent the spread of coronavirus pandemic.
Similarly, the Federal Government has also announced the closure of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, and the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja effective Monday, March 23.
FLASH: The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) plans to suspend all passenger railway services in the country, part of the measures being taken by the Federal Govt to prevent the spread of coronavirus pandemic. The suspension is set to take effect on Monday, March 23. #COVID19
— Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) March 21, 2020