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As South Africa discovers coronavirus new dangerous variant Omircon, FG orders level 12 civil servants, others to resume duties December 1.

As South Africa discovers coronavirus new dangerous Varian Omircon, FG orders level 12 civil servants, others to resume duties December 1.

 

This is even as neighboring South Africa just discover Omricon, a new and dangerous variant of the coronavirus disease.

The Federal Government had on March 4 asked these categories of officers stay back and work from home as part of measures to contain the spread of Coronavirus.

According to a circular titled ‘Resumption of duties by Officers on GL 12 and below’ with reference number HCSF/3065/VOL.I/107, the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan said the latest directive followed the advice of the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19.

The circular further stated that all civil servants are advised to comply with the directive of the Federal government to get vaccinated or show proof of a negative COVID19 PCR test results done within 72 hours before resumption of duties.

It read in parts; “It will be recalled that as part of the measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 pandemic, officers on GL 12 and below were directed to work from home. Following the advice of the Presidential, Steering Committee on COVID-19, this category of officers are expected to resume duties on Wednesday, December 1, 2021.

“Furthermore, in line with the recommendation of the Committee on COVID-19, Mr. President has approved the vaccine mandate policy.

“All Federal Government employees would therefore be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result done within 72 hours.” the statement read.

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