Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, has ordered all civil servants from grade level 10 in the state to resume work on Tuesday, April 14, 2020.
The was made known in a statement issued by his spokesperson, Christian Ita, over the weekend, after the initial stay-at-home directive which ended on April 11th.
Ayade maintained that the ‘no mask, no movement’ policy of the state government is still in force and applicable to the civil servants.
He added that “all returning civil servants are to receive nose masks from the COVID-19 Response Task Force through their respective permanent secretaries”.
The statement said that while mass gatherings of all kinds such as worships, weddings, burials remain prohibited, residents would be allowed into public places such as markets, malls, sports, and banks if they use appropriate mask.
“All nose masks to be used in the state must be locally made, with the place of origin clearly marked.
“The sale of masks made by the Cross River State Garment Factory is prohibited. Masks are to be distributed free of charge,” the statement said.
Cross River state has no confirmed case of coronavirus which has infected over 300 persons in Nigeria.