FG Asks Non- essential Civil Servants to Stay at Home


Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja

The federal government has directed all non- essential public servants on Grade Level 12 and below to stay and work at home with effect from Tuesday, March 24, 2020 (today), until further notice.

The Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs. Folashade Yemi- Esan issued circular yesterday as a follow-up to the measures by the federal government to manage the identified cases of Covid-19 and curtail its spread.

The Head of Service said government was concerned about the welfare and safety of all civil servants and other Nigerians.

She asked all public servants to strongly follow the measures being put in place by government to curtail the spread of the pandemic.

Further she said all categories of workers who will be at work to limit the number of visitors they receive to the barest minimum and to reduce physical contact as much as possible.

Again, all officers who have recently visited countries with incidence of COVID-19 or have had contact with persons who recently returned from these countries to self-isolate at home for 14 days.