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FG Gives Partial Resumption Order, Grade 14 Above Resumes Work on May 4

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FG Gives Partial Resumption Order, Grade 14 Above Resumes Work on May 4

FG Finally directs Civil Servants to resume work on May 4th

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In a Memorandum from the office of the Head of Service of the federation headed by Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan shows the new and best approach towards the re-opening economy by instructing Civil Servants from Level 14 to resume work on Monday, May 4.

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The memo was addressed to all heads of ministries, Departments, and agencies (MDAs).

Office operation period is thrice a week, Monday, Wednesday & Friday.

Working Hours starts from 8 am and end at 2 pm.

Also pointed out is a strict warning to adhere to COVID-19 pandemic preventive measures.

The statements read:

  1. Further to Mr. President’s broadcast on a phased and gradual easing of the lockdown measures occasioned by COVID-19, officers on GL. 14 and above and those on essential services are hereby directed to resume work with effect from Monday 4th May 2020 in the first instance.
  2. Offices are to open three times a week – Monday, Wednesday, and Friday – and close at 2.00 pm each day.
  3. In resuming, the concerned officers are to ensure full compliance with the directives and advice on the COVID-19 pandemic preventive measures including maintenance of social distancing, regular washing, and/ or sanitizing of hands and wearing of face masks. officers are advised to limit the number of visitors receive to the barest minimum and such visitors should also comply with safety and health advice/directives.
  4. As you are aware, the Federal Secretariat Complexes have been decontaminated while efforts are ongoing to do the same in other public offices.
  5. To further support the efforts to check the spread of the virus, Permanent Secretaries and Chief Executives Officers are to ensure that handwashing and sanitation facilities are placed at entrances and strategic points in their MDAs. They are also to ensure that, as much as practicable, entrance to the MDAs is limited to only one. It is equally important that infrared thermometers are provided at the entrance for compulsory temperature checks.

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Ivory Coast receives COVID-19 vaccines

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Ivory Coast receives vaccine

The COVAX initiative has shipped 504,000 doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine to Abidjan, the economic capital of Côte d’Ivoire.

This makes Côte d’Ivoire the second African country and first French-speaking country to receive vaccine doses through the COVAX Facility, the World Health Organisation says.

COVAX is co-led by Gavi, the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations and WHO. It aims to accelerate the development and manufacture of COVID-19 vaccines and to guarantee fair and equitable access for every country in the world.
Meanwhile, the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said Nigeria’s COVAX vaccine supplies will be on the way soon.

Okonjo-Iweala disclosed this on her official Twitter handle @NOIweala.

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She said “Very happy to see first delivery of #COVAX supported vaccines to Ghana. Excited to see more countries following. Nigeria’s supplies should be on its way soon. No trade restrictions or bureaucracy should get in the way.”

In a Twitter post by the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa – @WHOAFRO on Friday, the agency said 504,000 doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine just arrived in Abidjan.
Recall that on Wednesday, Ghana became the recipient of the historic first shipment of COVAX vaccines.

In a statement jointly issued by UNICEF Representative in Ghana, Anne-Claire Dufay; and WHO Representative to Ghana, Dr. Francis Kasolo, it said the arrival of the COVID-19 vaccines into Ghana is critical in bringing the pandemic to an end.

“The only way out of this crisis is to ensure that vaccinations are available for all. We thank all partners that are supporting the COVAX Facility to deliver safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines to all countries quickly and fairly.

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Africa has recorded more than 100,000 deaths from Covid-19, an uninviting milestone likely to devalue the real toll, as the continent of 1.2 billion people battles the second wave of infections.

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The 54 countries in the region have a death toll of 100,000 from 3,793,660 reported cases, according to an AFP record.

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