COVID-19: Adamawa governor directs public, private workers to work from home

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State has directed all workers from level 01 to 14 in public and private sectors in the state to work from home.

A statement signed by the press secretary to the governor, Humwashi Wonosikou, said the directive is part of measures to ensure the safety of the people against the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

“This category of staff are to work from home for a period of two weeks in the first instance subject to review, but with exception of those on essential services such as health workers, water board, fire service, the board of internal revenue, security men, abbatoir and media workers.”

He said that the governor said the decision became necessary based on the fact that 51 cases and one death had been recorded in the country.

“Governor Ahmadu Fintiri reassured people of the state of his administration’s resolve to protect them against any form of challenges and urged them to cooperate with government towards better service delivery.

“The governor reiterated the need for all concerned to observe basic hygiene practices like ensuring hand washing and social distancing,” Wonosikou said.

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