Civil Servants on Grade Level 1-12 in Niger State, who were earlier asked to stay at home, have been directed to resume work on Monday 6th April, 2020 from 8am to 2pm.
The directive was given by Governor Sani Bello in an update on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions in the state.
According to a statement posted on the facebook page of the governor @ The Governor of Niger-State on Sunday, government had also relaxed the curfew imposed on the state from 2pm to 10pm.
The statement however said, Public, private schools and tertiary institutions are to remain closed.
Part of the update statement reads:
“Intra and Inter State movement of people and vehicles across the State remain banned
”All entery points to the State remain closed except those on essential services
”Markets to open from 8am to 2pm
”Marketers to adhere strictly to the precautionary measures of the Ministry of Health
“Local Government Areas that share common boarder with neighboring States to ensure effective monitoring of people and vehicles coming into the Local Government Areas.”
Niger state has not recorded any confirmed case of the virus in the state, since its outbreak in the country in February.
Nigeria presently has 224 confirmed cases of the disease, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).