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Federal Government orders all public servant to stay at home, as COVID-19 cases hits 40

President Muhammadu Buhari

The Federal Government has ordered all public servants across the nation to stay at home till further notice.

The directive is part of the measures by the government to prevent further spread of the CoronaVirus pandemic as confirmed cases in Nigeria hits 40.

A circular signed by the Head of Service of the Federation, Folasade Yemi-Esan, reads below;

“As you are no doubt aware, the Federal Government has taken a number of measures to manage the identified cases of COVID-19 and curtail its spread.

“Government is concerned about the welfare and safety of all public servants just as it is about other Nigerians.

“All public servants are, therefore, strongly advised to follow the measures being put in place by the government to curtail the spread of the pandemic.

“As a further step to check the spread of COVID-19, all non-essential public servants on grade level 12 and below are to stay and work from home with effect from Tuesday 24th March 2020 until further notice.”

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