The Ekiti State Government has directed all public office holders from Grade Level two to 12 to resume work on Monday, March 8, 2021.
The directive was disclosed in a statement issued on Tuesday by the Head of Service, Peju Babafemi.
According to the statement, the workers, who had been working from home following a directive from the state government as part of measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the state, are directed to resume fully, adding that they are to maintain the COVID-19 protection protocols.
The statement read, “To curtail the spread of COVID-19 Pandemic, the State Government in January 2021 directed that only officers on Grade Levels 13 and above should continue working in the office while officers on GL.02 to 12 were to work from home.
“This and other measures put in place by the Government have helped control the spread of the virus.
“Considering the progress made so far in curtailing the spread of the virus as well as the Federal and State Governments’ plans for vaccination, His Excellency, Dr John Kayode Fayemi has directed all Public Officers on Grade Levels 02-12 hitherto working from home to resume work on Monday 8, March 2021.
“However, all officers are to continue to take personal responsibility for their health, including proper use of masks (covering nose and mouth), regular hand washing and sanitizing, as well as social distancing. Avoidance of large gatherings should be strictly observed.
“All Accounting Officers should ensure compliance with the above directives in their various MDAs.”