The Nigerian government has directed civil servants on Grade Level 14 and above to resume work on a daily basis
The directive was issued by the head of the civil service of the federation (HOCSF), Folasade Yemi -Esan
Yemi -Esan stated that government workers in the essential services sector should also resume work immediately
As part of measures to ease the COVID-19 lockdown, the Federal government has directed civil servants on Grade Level 14 and above to resume work as from June 2.
The directive was issued by the head of the civil service of the federation (HOCSF), Folasade Yemi -Esan, in a statement on Tuesday, June 2, The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
She said government workers in the essential services sector should also resume work immediately.
The statement explained that the workers would be expected to go to work from Monday through Friday between 9am to 2pm daily.
The head of service advised the workers to comply with measures on the prevention of the COVID -19 pandemic.
Government agencies were also advised to limit the number of visitors they receive to the barest minimum and ensure that the visitors complied with safety and health advice/ directives.
Meanwhile, Governor Yahaya Bello has finally taken heed to the warnings of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) with his decision to impose a total lockdown in Kabba-Bunu local government area in Kogi.
The decision of the governor over the Kabba-Bunu LGA was made known on Monday, June 1, in a statement made available to Legit.ng by his chief press secretary, Onugwo Muhammed.
According to Muhammed, "During the lockdown, there shall be no house to house movement within the local government area.
The CPS said that the Kogi state incident management team will continue with contact tracing to track those who might have had contact with the alleged index cases and that health workers who have physically met with infected persons should self-isolate.
The state government urged residents to strictly adhere to the lockdown order and the guideline of the NCDC.
In another report, the National Orientation Agency (NOA) revealed the major reason why the number of confirmed infected persons is increasing.
The agency in a tweet on Tuesday, May 26, said the only reason coronavirus cases are going up is because we do not take responsibility by following partial lockdown guidelines the COVID-19 Presidential Task Force (PTF) put in place.
The NOA went to urge Nigerians to follow the preventive guidelines and instructions in order to stay safe.
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