The Katsina State Government has directed civil servants in Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to return to work and offer skeletal services to the people of the state until further notice
In a statement by the Head of the state civil service, Idris Usman Tune, the workers will report to work from ten o’clock in the morning to two o’clock in the afternoon on weekdays.
Tune said the directive was sequel to approval from Governor Aminu Masari on the effort to curtail the spread of COVID-19 in the state.
He also asked the civil servants to maintain the status quo and continue offering skeletal services to members of the general public until further notice.
Tune explained that the state government is making frantic efforts through relevant bodies and institutions to contain the spread of the virus in the state.
The Head of Service, therefore, appealed to the workers to practice social distancing, washing of hands in their various places of work and use of sanitizers at all times.
He expressed optimism that the workers will not only maintain regular hygiene but help to educate the populace on the way forward in curtailing the spread of the dreaded virus.