COVID-19 vaccine now compulsory for civil servants – FG

The Federal Government has mandated all civil servants across the country to take the COVID-19 vaccine

Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), said workers who refuse to to the COVID-19 vaccine will be barred from assessing their places of work.

Mustapha, who is also the chairman of the presidential steering committee (PSC) on COVID-19, announced this at a briefing on Wednesday.

He said starting from December 1, workers who do not show proof of vaccination and or a negative COVID-19 result will be barred from government offices.

“With effect from 1st December, 2021, Federal Government employees shall be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result done within 72 hours, to gain access to their offices, in all locations within Nigeria and our Missions. An appropriate service wide advisory/circular will be issued to guide the process,” he said.

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