Edo State Government has directed civil servants on grade level 1 to 10 to resume work in their respective Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs, effective Monday, September 21, 2020.
In a statement signed by the Head of Service, through the Permanent Secretary, P. E. Aziegbemhin, Permanent Secretaries and Heads of Extra-Ministerial Departments are charged to ensure that there is strict compliance to Covid-19 protocols and regulations in their respective work places.
The statement reads: “Furtherance to Circular No. HOS 35/Vol.IV/48 dated 24th March 2020 which directed officers below Grade 12 (excluding those on essential services) in the state public service to work from home following the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in the state, Mr. Governor has directed all officers on Grade 01-10 to resume work in their respective Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) with effect from Monday 21st September 2020.
The Head of Service stated that the relevant protocols and regulations include frequent washing of hands with soap under running water; use of alcohol-based sanitisers; observance of social distancing and wearing of facemasks.
The Covid-19 Response Team is to issue guidelines for the resumption of all workers who have, hitherto, been working from home. These guidelines will be made available shortly.