Federal Government has directed civil servants on Grade Levels 12 and 13, as
well as those on important duties to resume full work.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan, gave the
directive in a circular on Monday in Abuja, NAN reports.
only workers on Grade Level 14 and above go to offices, and work for just 3
days a week, as part of measures to curb the spread of COVID-19.
in the circular, said, “Workers affected would resume work from Monday to
Friday, and be in the office from 8 am to 4 pm as usual.”
new development shadows a directive by the Presidential Taskforce (PTF) on
COVID-19, asking workers to resume full working hours and days.
PTF had, however, said that consideration must be given to the health
implication of the number to recall for duties, in the light of the extant
guidelines on the measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
urged Chief Executive Officers to ensure full compliance with the directives on
the coronavirus pandemic preventive measures, including physical distancing,
regular washing or sanitising of hands and wearing of face masks.
also said that efforts should be made to avoid overcrowding in individual
to her, where the number of staff resuming work was large, Permanent
Secretaries and Chief Executive Officers should consider the option of duty