The Federal Government of Nigeria on Thursday, October 15th, 2020, announced that all civil servants in public institutions across the country will have to resume work on October 19th, 2020.
The secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, during a briefing on COVID-19, said that the civil servants were asked to stay at home in March to contain the spread of COVID-19. But have now been ordered to resume their duties on Monday, October 19.
Since the ease of the Covid-19 lockdown only civil servants of Salary Grade Level 12 and above as well as those on essential duties have been going to work. but now the Federal Government has directed that civil servants below SGL 12 can now resume work.
He however, directed Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) to ensure that they alternate the days the civil servants will be at work in order to ensure social distancing.