Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, made this known on Friday via Twitter.
He wrote, “Mr. President has approved for the Ministry of Youth and Sports toopen and make available the stadiums in Surulere Lagos, Ibadan, Abuja, and Kaduna, as well as our NYSC camps nationwide for use as isolation centers as they are needed. We are in touch with relevant authorities.”
As of 12:00 pm on Friday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said there are 65 cases of coronavirus in the country aside from a number of suspected cases.
The Federal Government had on March 18 ordered the immediate closure of NYSCorientation camps nationwide over coronavirus fears.