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COVID-19: FG extends stay-at-home order for civil servants on GL12 and below

The Federal Government has directed that all Officers on GL 12 and below are to continue working  from home till end of February, 2021.

The Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, said the directive is sequel to the advice of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 issued by the Chairman, Boss Mustapha.

According to a statement by signed by Director of Press, Abdulganiyu Aminu, Yemi-Esan emphasized  the need for all civil servants to ensure strict compliance with existing guidelines on the prevention of the spread of the Covid-19.

In a circular titled RE- SECOND WAVE OF COVID-19: STAY AT HOME DIRECTIVE TO GL.12 OFFICERS AND BELOW, the head of service enjoined all  Permanent Secretaries to bring the content of the circular to the attention of all concerned and ensure compliance.

The circular read: “Further to the Circular, No. HCSF/3065/Vol.1/47 dated 22nd December 2020, on the above subject; and following the advice of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, all officers on GL 12 and below are to continue working from home till end of February, 2021.

“It is important to emphasise the need to ensure strict compliance with the existing guidelines on the prevention of the spread of COVID-19.

“Permanent Secretaries and Chief Executive Officers are enjoined to bring the contents of this circular to the attention of all concerned and ensure compliance.”

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