Ayade Orders civil servants to return to work amidst COVID-19
Governor of Cross River, Ben Ayade has directed civil servants from grade level 10 to return to work from Tuesday insisting that people are safe with masks.
This was made known in a statement signed by Ayade’s Special Assistant on media , Christian Ita.
The governor instructed the state garment factory not to sell masks but give them out for free.
The statement reads, ‘The governor of Cross River State, Professor Ben Ayade has issued the following new orders: All civil servants from Grade Level 10 and above are to resume work on Tuesday, April 14, 2020.
“The no mask no movement policy is still in full force. All returning civil servants are to receive nose masks from the COVID-19 Response Task Force through their respective permanent secretaries. 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.”