2nd Wave of COVID-19: Niger State Government Directs All Workers In The State To Stay Home
The Niger State Government has directed that all workers in the State should stay at home with effect from Monday 21st December, 2020 until further notice, except Officers on essential services
In a circular signed by the Head of Service, Salamatu Abubakar, the directive was directed to the Chief of Staff to the Governor; The Deputy Chief of Staff, Secretary to the State Government, All Permanent Secretaries, Clerk of the House, the Accountant General, Ministry of Finance, the Auditor General, Head of Extra-ministerial Department and Head of Parastatals.
Considering the rising cases in the country, Nigeria appears to have also entered the second wave of the pandemic that has gripped much of the world already. This remains a major concern, as more Nigerians return home for the holiday from countries with high covid-19 cases.