The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has submitted a recommendation for civil servants in Level 12 upward and those in essential service to resume and it has been approved by the federal government.
Folashade Yemi-Esan, who is the head of civil service of the federation made this known in a memo dated August 10 2020.
The memo titled, “Resumption of officers on Grade Levels 12 and 13 and those on essential duties”, stated that workers will work from Monday to Friday and from 8am to 4pm.
Yemi-Esan wrote, “Following Mr President’s approval of the recommendation of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, officers on Grade Levels 12 and 13, and those on essential services are hereby directed to be in the office every working day (Monday to Friday) with effect from Monday, August 10, 2020.
“Also, the officers and those affected by earlier circulars on resumption of duty are now to resume by 8 am and close by 4 pm daily.
“Permanent Secretaries/Chief Executive Officers are to define the officers performing essential services in their MDAs.
“However, in doing so, consideration must be given to the health implication of the number to recall for duties in the light of the extant guidelines on the measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.” she concluded.