Delta State Government on Tuesday issued a directive that officers on grade levels 10 and below are to resume duties every working day (Monday to Friday), effective Wednesday, 28th April, 2021.

The State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, issued the directive in a statement on Monday, April 26, in Asaba.

He said the directive is sequel to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s approval that workers on grade levels 10 and below should resume work effective immediately.

The statement added that officers are to be in the office by 8.00 a.m. and close at the recognised closing hour daily, with effect from Wednesday, 28th April, 2021.

The State government, in a bid to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the state, had directed all public servants from levels 1 through 10 to work from home.

The Commissioner further reiterated that upon resumption, officers are to ensure full compliance with the COVID-19 pandemic preventive protocols, including maintenance of physical distancing, regular washing and/or sanitizing of hands and wearing of face masks.

He emphasised that Permanent Secretaries/Chief Executive Officers are to ensure strict compliance with the directives.

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