The Federal Government has directed all civil servants to undergo COVID-19 test.
The directive was issued by the Head of Service of the Federation, Folashade Yemi-Esan, on Friday.
According to the directive which was addressed to all Permanent Secretaries, all Friday, issued a circular directing all Ministries, Agencies and Departments (MDAs), to carry out COVID-19 tests for all civil servants.
Yemi-Essan said the federal government had made provisions for facilities to allow for the conduct of the test at THISDAY Dome and Nanet Suites.
“Accordingly, you are required to notify all staff of the availability of the testing facility, to enable members of staff who experience COVID-19 related symptoms and those wishing to get tested in your MDAs to take advantage of this opportunity.
“The Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation has also updated the ‘Guidelines on the Control of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Service-Wide’ to address emerging issues in the control of the disease in the work environment.