- Officials have been given a deadline to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by the federal government
- The President’s Steering Committee for COVID-19 said Unvaccinated FG employees will no longer have access to their workplaces from December 1st
- Meanwhile, Boss Mustapha, the chairman of the committee, has also announced the removal of some countries from the 19 restriction list < / strong>
FCT, Abuja – The federal government has a deadline of Wednesday, 1st. Taking the vaccine.
The Chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee for COVID-19 and Secretary of the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, announced this at a briefing on Wednesday the 13th October in Abuja, reported Channels TV .
The SGF said:
“With effect from December 1st, 2021 the federal government has employees must provide evidence of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 PCR test result within 72 hours to gain access to their offices at all locations in Nigeria and our missions.
” A corresponding service-wide notice / circular will be issued to guide the process. “
South Africa, others removed from the restriction list
The SGF also announced The Guardian also reported that the government has removed South Africa, Brazil and Turkey from the list of countries where travelers are not allowed to enter Nigeria due to the COVID-19 pandemic p class = “align-left”> He stated that the government had made the decision to lift the ban after an emergency meeting before the briefing.
Mustapha also praised the UK for the review of its travel logs that it is fully g allowed vaccinated travelers from Nigeria to try to enter the country without having to self-isolate upon arrival.
The government of Edo excludes unvaccinated officials from work
In a similar development, the government of Edo state banned unvaccinated officials from office on Wednesday September 15th.