The Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, has ordered the closure of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.
The Stadium was shut down on Monday to help curtail the spread of coronavirus.
According to Bode Durotoye, the Liaison Officer of the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the facility would be re-opened to the public when the situation improves.
Durotoye said the directive came from the minister in line with the Federal Government’s directive that all social gatherings should be suspended for now.
The Sports ministry urges all the users of the stadium to stay away from the stadium for now as all the offices and businesses in the stadium are closed till further notice.