COVID-19: Nigerian govt makes vaccination indispensable for civil servants

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“With pause from 1st December, 2021, Federal Authorities workers will likely be required to illustrate proof of COVID-19 vaccination…”

The Nigerian executive has directed all its workers to salvage vaccinated in opposition to the COVID-19 virus as this will soon turn out to be a prerequisite for gaining entry into their diversified workplaces.

The Chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, launched the contemporary directive at its briefing on Wednesday.

Mr Mustapha said origin December 1, 2021 all federal executive workers might be required to illustrate proof of COVID-19 vaccination or screen a detrimental PCR result to label entry to their workplaces.

“With pause from 1st December, 2021, Federal Authorities workers will likely be required to illustrate proof of COVID-19 vaccination or screen a detrimental COVID-19 PCR check result completed within 72 hours, to label entry to their workplaces, in all areas within Nigeria and our Missions,” he said.

He eminent that acceptable provider wide circular might be issued to data the direction of.

Mr Mustapha had on September 2, 2021, said the COVID-19 vaccination might be compulsory for federal civil servants as soon as vaccines come in for everyone.

On the time, he said one among the explanations for compulsory vaccination of civil servants is attributable to they’ll be travelling on behalf of the nation.

Global affairs

Mr Mustapha said the executive of the UK (UK) has eased restrictions on entirely vaccinated travellers from Nigeria to the UK with pause from 11th October, 2021.

He said Nigeria welcomes this construction and assured that the PSC shall proceed to overview the country’s protocols in line with global traits, science and nationwide journey.

He said a revised protocol might be issued in the following 24 hours.

The chairman furthermore said the aviation authorities in collaboration with the diplomatic sector contain made reasonable growth in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

He said the Minister of Aviation on Wednesday introduced the affirm of African worldwide locations on Vaccine Passport which some financial blocks and worldwide locations have interaction to impose, for scuttle applications.


“Right here’s attributable to African worldwide locations contain stumbled on it sophisticated to entry the vaccines for their residents in sufficient numbers,” he said.

He furthermore said the PSC has decided to utilize away South Africa, Turkey, and Brazil from the listing of worldwide locations the attach travellers were restricted from arriving.

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