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COVID-19: FG Orders Workers On GL 14, Essential Services Back To Work

FG directs a section of its workers to resume daily office work.



Breaking: FG Directs Public Servants To Work From Home Over Coronavirus

The federal government has told workers on grade level 14 and above as well as others on essential services to resume everyday work.

The directive was contained in a memo on Tuesday by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan.

The memo instructed affected workers to resume work on a daily basis with effect from Tuesday, 2nd June 2020.

However, according to the memo made available to journalists by Olawunmi Ogunmosunle, Director of Information, Office of the Head of Service of the Federation, the affected officers are to report to work daily, Monday to Friday from 9 am to 2 pm.

The statement reads:

“The officers are to ensure full compliance with the directives and advice on the prevention of the COVID -19 pandemic.

“These measures include maintenance of physical distancing, regular washing and/or sanitizing of hands and wearing of face masks.

“They are also to limit the number of visitors they receive to the barest minimum and ensure that the visitors comply with safety and health advice/ directives.”

Dr Yemi-Esan further advised Permanent Secretaries and Chief Executive Officers to abide with guidelines and advice on preventive measures contained in earlier circulars.

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