The Secretary to the Government of the Federation and the Chairman of the Presidential Task force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha on Tuesday said civil servants in Grade Level 12 and below will continue to work from home.
Mustapha noted that the decision was reached because there are certain red flags that need to be interrogated further.
Mustapha said, “There are certain interrogations we want to investigate further because there are few red signals that we must deal with before we can communicate to Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, as to when is the appropriate time for them to return.
“So, we are still drilling the issue within the next couple of weeks when we come to the conclusion of the safety of a full blown reopening of government offices.
“Before we take a decision as to when they will return to work, we will have clarity as to where we are in terms of control, vaccinations so that we do not blow the level of successes that we have achieved.”
In a related development, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has transitioned to the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 based on an approval by President Muhammadu Buhari.
This follows the expiration of the mandate given to the task force when it was formed.