- Nigerian civil servants have been directed to continue working from home due to COVID-19
- This latest directive affects government workers from grade 12 and below
- The announcement was made by Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, Head of Civil Service of the Federation
Amid Nigeria's battle with the second wave of COVID-19, the federal government has directed all the civil workers from grade level 12 and below to continue working from home, The Guardian reports.
The directive was announced on Thursday, March 4, by Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, Head of Civil Service of the Federation in a statement from Abdulganiyu Aminu, Director Press, and Public Relations, office of the HOCSF.
According to Yemi-Esan, the latest directive which is till the end of March was in adherence to the advice of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.
She stressed that the reduced number of COVID-19 cases needed to be maintained hence the reason for the extension.
Yemi-Esan emphasised on the need for all workers to ensure strict compliance with the existing guidelines on the prevention of the virus.
Lagos state extends work from home order for civil servants
The information was announced via a statement issued by the head of service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola, and published on the government's website on Sunday, February 28.
the directive which is for another four weeks was issued in a bid to further curb the spread of COVID-19 in the state.
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