Sokoto State Executive Council has resolved and directed that all civil servants in the state, including teachers and ancillary workers in schools are to resume work on Thursday Oct 8 2020.
This contained in a statement quoted by Muhammad Bello, Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Publicity on Wednesday.
According to him, this is part of the resolutions of the council after a meeting chaired by Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal on Tuesday.
Recall that the state governor had on Monday directed the re-opening of schools in the state after months of closure due to the outbreak of the Corona virus pandemic.
The directive by the State Executive Council for the civil servants, teachers and other workers in schools to resume four days before the students begin their gradual resumptions is to enable them prepare the schools for seamless opening and commencement of operations in the institutions of learning.
The state Head of Service, Alhaji Sani Garba Shuni, explained that the earlier resumption of the civil servants and teachers is to enable them prepare the schools in accordance with the protocols of COVID-19 prevention as stipulated by the World Health Organization (WHO), the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC), the Federal and state ministries of Health.