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COVID-19: Federal Government Orders Workers On GL 12 Back To Work




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The federal government has told workers on grade level 12  to resume everyday work.

The  National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, disclosed these during its briefing in Abuja.

He said: “For government offices and other corporate offices, we are now extending working hours to normal official hours from Monday to Friday, with the mandatory use of non-medical face masks.We encourage work at home policy for civil/public servants below the grade level of 12.

“Essential staff of grade level 12 and above may be allowed to come to work.”Our previous cut-off was grade level 14. Temperature checks will be carried out in all official government buildings.

“With industry and labour, the main modification we have is an advisory for banks to limit the number of customers within the operating areas to 50 percent occupancy within the banking halls in order to allow for physical distancing and to limit their workers to 75 percent or less. But banking operations shall continue as usual.”

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