The National Arena, Surulere, Lagos was on Monday closed down after the coronavirus episode.
Bode Durotoye, the Contact Official of the Service of Youth and Sports, told the News Organization of Nigeria that the order was from Sunday Dare, the Clergyman of Youth and Sports Advancement.
Durotoye said the office would be re-opened to the open when the circumstance improves.
“I got the mandate from the clergyman toward the beginning of today (Monday) that we should close down the National Arena in Lagos incidentally in accordance with the Government’s order that every single get-together ought to be suspended until further notice,” he said.
NAN reports that the Lagos State Government had coordinated that not in excess of 50 individuals should assemble at any open spot for the present.
The contact official said the means were a piece of governments’ drives to shorten the spread of the infection in the nation.
He included that the workplace last Friday had given notification to all the wellness clubs working at the arena not to utilize the office from Monday, till further notification.
“I have requested that my staff guarantee that the individuals utilizing the arena for sports and organizations conform to the order.
“I ask all the clients of the arena to avoid the arena for the present.
“All the workplaces and organizations in the arena are shut till further notification.
“When the circumstance improves, the arena will be re-opened for the utilization of the general population,” Durotoye said.
NAN additionally reports that the Lagos State Sports Commission had closed it offices for a similar explanation.
The standard early morning physical exercise and running had halted in consistence with the mandate by the contact office that Stay in shape Clubs working at the arena should remain off.
President Muhammadu Buhari had a week ago deferred the National Games Celebration scheduled for Edo State.