Kano state government has directed civil servants to return to work. The directive is coming after three months and three weeks that the workers were told to stay at home following an upsurge of coronavirus pandemic.
A statement signed by Kano state commissioner for information, Malam Muhammad Garba and sent to African Community News said the civil servants are to resume at their duty posts with immediate effect.
He said Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje gave the directive during the weekly state Executive Council Meeting held at the Africa House, Government House, Kano.
Malam Garba explained that the measure followed successes recorded in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in the state in the last three months.
The commissioner also stated that permanent secretaries and heads of heads of extra ministerial department and agencies are, by this directive, requested to ensure that there is compliance to government COVID-19 protocols and regulations in their work places.
It would be recalled that workers in Kano state were directed to stay at home since January 18, following upsurge of coronavirus.