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Flooding: Anambra closes schools in riverine communities

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ANAMBRA State Government has ordered immediate closure of primary and secondary schools in riverine and flood prone communities in the state.

 This was disclosed by  Chioma Unachukwu, an aid to the state’s Commissioner for Education, Prof Ngozi Chuma-Udehe in a public service announcement.

  According to her, ” I am directed to convey the Honourable Commissioner’s approval for the closure of all schools in riverine and flood prone areas in the state with immediate effect in compliance with the already published 2021/2022 Special Academic Calendar for riverine and flood-prone areas in the state”.

  The closure, according to reports,  may affect not fewer than 12 out of the 21 local government areas of the state that had been designated as flood-prone areas by several authorities.

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