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Covid-19: FG to bar unvaccinated workers from.accessing govt facilities

THE FEDERAL Government of Nigeria says plans are underway to bar public servants from accessing their offices as from December 1, 2021 except they show proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 Pandemic or a Polymerase Chain Reaction PCR test done within 72 hours.

Chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee PSC on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation SGF, Mr Boss Mustapha announced this at Wednesday’s briefing of the committee.

 

“With effect from 1st December, 2021, Federal Government employees shall be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result done within 72 hours, to gain access to their offices, in all locations within Nigeria and our Missions. An appropriate service wide advisory/circular will be issued to guide the process”, he stated.

 

He said statistics generated over the last four weeks on testing have shown that the trend of infection is going down in some states while in others, the trajectory is upward.

The combined total for testing by PCR and RDT now stands at about 3.141, 795 million persons.

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