COVID-19: Jigawa Govt. extends work from home order by 2 weeks


The Jigawa Government has directed its workers to continue to work from home for the next two weeks, with the exception of those on essential duties.

Gov. Muhammad Badaru told newsmen in Dutse on Tuesday that those excempted were workers in the Ministries of Health, Finance and Water Resources.

Gov. Badaru said: “As you’re aware, civil servants have been working from home for about one month now. The situation on ground does not permit us to recall them to office.

“Therefore, the work at home order has been extended for another two weeks until May 19, 2020.”

Newsmen recall that the Jigawa government had on March 24 directed it’s civil servants to work from home for two weeks as part of measures to curb the spread of Coronavirus in the state.

On April 7, the government extended the order by directing the workers to continue to work from home for another next two weeks, till April 21.

On April 21, the order was extended to May 5.