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COVID-19: Katsina govt directs workers to stay at home on Friday



The Katsina State Government has directed civil servants to stay at home on Friday as part of measures to prevent spread of covid-19 in the state.

The Head of Civil Service in the state, Alhaji Idris Usman-Tune, disclosed this to newsmen on Thursday in Katsina.

He said that the government would review the situation in the next two days before announcing the next line of action.

“On Sunday, we will also give another announcement on that effect, so that observation will determined what government will inform workers,” he said.

Usman-Tune further advised workers to stay away from unnecessary gatherings and desist from shaking hands with people as prevention to contracting the disease.

He also advised workers to ensure that they wash their hands frequently with soap under running water, use hand  sanitisers and imbibe the habit of environmental and personal hygiene at all times.

Edited By: Isaac Ukpoju