- The federal government has asked all the workers in its employ to resume work on Monday, October 19
- The order was given on Thursday, October 15, by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, during a briefing on COVID-19
- Mustapha said that the civil servants were asked to stay at home in March to contain the spread of COVID-19
After spending almost seven months at home, all the federal civil servants have been ordered to resume their duties on Monday, October 19.
Legit.ng reports that this was disclosed on Thursday, October 15, by the chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, and the national coordinator of PTF, Sanni Aliyu, at the press briefing in Abuja, the nation's capital.
The SGF said the civil servants were asked to stay at home since March when the lockdown was declared to curtail the spread of COVID-19.
Legit.ng recalls that only civil servants of Salary Grade Level 12 and above as well as those on essential duties have been going to work.
Mustapha, who is also the Secretary to the Government of Federation (SGF) directed that civil servants below SGL 12 can now resume work.
It, however, directed Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) to ensure that they alternate the days the civil servants will be at work in order to ensure social distancing.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camps across Nigeria would be reopened very soon.
It was reported that the good news was revealed on the Twitter page of the minister of youth and sports development, Sunday Dare, on Thursday, October 15.
Dare tweeted that the federal government has approved the reopening of the camps from Tuesday, November 10.
In another report, the PTF on COVID-19 warned Nigerians against complacency despite that the country has been reporting fewer cases of the virus in recent months.
The chairman of the PTF, Boss Mustapha, issued the warning during a briefing of the task force on Thursday, October 8 in Abuja.
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