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BREAKING [Covid-19]: Buhari orders civil servants to work from home

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President Muhammadu Buhari-led governemnt has ordered federal civil servants from grade one to grade 12 to work from home.

It explained that this was part of measures by the Federal Government to prevent further community transmission of coronavirus.

In a circular signed by the Head of Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, and directed to all heads of ministries, departments and agencies, all public servants on grade level 12 and below were ordered to stay at home effective Tuesday, March 24.

Yemi-Esan said, “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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