– Some civil servants in Ekiti state can work from home according to Governor Fayemi
– The governor said civil servants from level 12 below should stay and work from home
– Those exempted from working from home include those on essential duty
Governor of Nigeria’s state of Ekiti, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has ordered some categories of civil servants in the state to work from home in view of the raging Coronavirus pandemic. The governor also banned gatherings above 20 people and directed all schools from primary to tertiary level be closed indefinitely.
In a statewide broadcast on Friday, the governor said civil servants from level 12 below should stay and work from home, except those on essential duty. According to him, the steps were necessary to check further spread of the virus in the interest of the citizens. “All non-essential services in private and public sectors are encouraged to work from home from Monday 23rd March 2020. These includes civil and public servants from level 12 officers and below; except essential services like health workers, caregivers, social welfare officers, fire service officers, emergency response officers, media professionals, and security/ watchmen in public institutions.