The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced that would ban civil servants without Covid-19 vaccination from accessing their offices as from December 1st, 2021.
Boss Mustapha, the Chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation SGF, confirmed this at Wednesday’s briefing of the committee.
According to him the workers will be required to show their vaccination card or a Polymerase Chain Reaction PCR test done within 72 hours.
“With effect from 1st December, 2021, Federal Government employees shall be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result done within 72 hours, to gain access to their offices, in all locations within Nigeria and our Missions.
“An appropriate service wide advisory/circular will be issued to guide the process,” Mustapha said.
He also stated that statistics generated over the last four weeks on testing have shown that the trend of infection is going down in some states while in others, the trajectory is upward.