BREAKING: Unvaccinated civil servants denied access to Federal Secretariat, Abuja

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Some civil servants who have no proof of COVID-19 vaccination and negative PCR tests are currently being denied access into the Federal Secretariat, Abuja.

It was recalled that the Federal Government had in October 2021, warned that civil servants who are yet to be vaccinated against the COVID-19 would not be allowed into public offices.

Following the announcement, the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria asked the Federal Government to extend the deadline till March next year.

Newsmen had reported that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC ) on Wednesday morning, announced the discovery of the first case of Omicron variant of COVID -19 in the country.

The NCDC said the variant was found among travelers from South Africa after the genomic sequencing of positive cases from a routine day two test conducted at the National Reference Laboratory (NRL), Abuja.