COVID-19: FG Extends Work-From-Home Directive For Workers Till June 11

 COVID-19: FG Extends Work-From-Home Directive For Workers Till June 11

As part of measures aimed at preventing the spread of deadly strains of COVID-19 in the country, the Federal Government has extended its work-from-home directive for civil servants on Grade Level 12 and below.

According to the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 domiciled in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, civil servants will continue to work from home till June 11, 2021, after which the directive may be reviewed.

Amid concerns about deadly COVID-19 strains in India, South Africa, Turkey and Brazil, the Government also reintroduced some measures which were put in place during the second COVID-19 wave in Nigeria which include restricted gatherings at worship centres and banned night clubs.

It was gathered that the World Health Organisation Regional Virologist, Dr Nicksy Gumede-Moeletsi had said B.1.351 variant of the coronavirus, first found in South Africa, was spreading in 23 African countries.

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