- Male workers of the National Information Technology Development Agency will now enjoy paternity leave
- The new policy contained in employee-centric and scheme of service was approved by the federal government
- The announcement was made by Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, the minister of communications
Paternity leave has been approved for the staff of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) by the federal government.
Pantami speaking at the presentation of NITDA’s employee-centric and scheme of service noted that the documents present a holistic approach to the development of the agency and employees.
According to the minister, this also serves as a veritable tool for making the agency more functional.
He said the new scheme also includes the introduction of compassionate leave, awards, staff homeownership loan, among other benefits.
This was disclosed in a statement issued by Yinka Oyebode, the chief press secretary to Governor Kayode Fayemi.
The governor said that this was in line with his administration’s determination to key into global best practices that would improve the quality of lives of the citizens.
In another development, the federal government has directed all the civil workers from grade level 12 and below to continue working from home.
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.
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