FGN Declares December 1st As Deadline For Civil Servants To Take Covid-19 Vaccine


All federal civil servants across the country are expected to be vaccinated with Covid-19 vaccine on or before December 1st, 2021.

This was disclosed by the Chairman of Presidential Steering Committee on Covid-19 and the Secretary to the Federal Government of Nigeria, Boss Mustapha, on Wednesday at a briefing in Abuja.

He said with effect from 1st of December, 2021 Federal Government employees would be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or present a negative Covid-19 PCR test result done within 72 hours to access to their offices, in all locations within and outside Nigeria.

The Chairman said further that, an appropriate service-wide advisory/circular will be issued to guide the process.

"The PSC wishes to put Nigerians on notice that two major religious festivities ( Salah and Christmas) are approaching and we shall be expecting increased passengers traffic in and out of the country. Similarly, events of large gatherings are likely to hold while the PSC prepares to escalate surveillance and other control activities, we urge the states and all Nigerians to also increase their vigilance and take measures to moderate activities." Said Mustapha.

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