The Federal Government has warned federal civil servants not to flout
guidelines put in place to flatten the COVID-19 curve in the country.
This was contained in a circular signed by the Head of Service of the Federation, Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan.
Yemi-Esan reminded the workers of two previous circulars issued in
March and April 2020, on the measures to guide against further spread of
However, in the circular, she noted that “the flow of both the staff
and visitors to offices is very high which, sadly, indicates that the
directives in the circulars in reference were being observed in the breach.
has, therefore, become very important to reiterate that only officers
on GL14 and above; and officers performing essential services, are to
report for duty. As much as possible, other categories of officers
should be encouraged to work from home.”
Yemi-Esan also warned Permanent Secretaries/Chief Executive Officers to reduce the number of physical meetings in the MDAs.