Breaking: Lockdown lifted, workers ordered back to work

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All Level 1 to 12 workers initially asked to stay home have been ordered back to work while curfew imposed earlier has now been lifted.

That is the latest directive coming from the state government in the effort to curtail the spread of COVID-19 in Niger.

According to a statement by  Mary Noel Berje, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Sani Bello, the civil servants are to resume work on Monday 6th April, 2020 from 8am to 2pm

“Intra and Inter state movement of people and vehicles across the state remain banned. All entry points to the state remain closed except those on essential services,” it read.

“Markets to open from 8am to 2pm. Marketers to adhere strictly to the precautionary measures of the Ministry of Health.

“Local government areas that share common boarder with neighboring states to ensure effective monitoring of people and vehicles coming into the local government areas.”