Civil servants from Level 12 can resume work… FG


The Federal Government has said civil and public servants from the grade level 12 and above can resume work.‎

National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Dr. Sani Aliyu, who disclosed this at a press briefing in Abuja, however said the government encourages the adoption of the ‘work from home policy’ for workers in the category.

Only civil and public servants from Level 14 and above have been going to work since the government started easing the lockdown.

The Federal Government also extended working hours to normal official hours from Monday to Friday.

Use of face mask was also made a mandatory requirement in all public offices.  ‎

Aliyu 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 per cent occupancy within the banking halls in order to allow for physical distancing and to limit their workers to 75 per cent or less.

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“But banking operations shall continue as usual.”‎

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