COVID-19: Niger Directs Workers to Remain at Home from Monday

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The Niger State Government has directed all workers in Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the state to remain at home from Monday, December 21, 2020.

The workers were asked to remain at home in a circular to MDAs signed by the Head of Service, Salamatu Abubakar in order to remain safe from the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The circular was titled, “Stay Free from 2nd Wave of Coronavirus Pandemic stated that only officials on essential duties were exempted.

It stated, “Please, refer to the subject matter above. I write to inform you that in view of the 2nd wave of coronavirus pandemic being experienced in the country, His Excellency, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, Executive Governor of Niger State has approved for all workers in Niger State to stay at home with effect from Monday, December 21, 2020 until further notice, except officers on essential services.”