The Government of Cross River state has ordered workers in the state’s civil service to resume work after a temporary suspension over the Coronavirus pandemic. 

The work resumption order was contained in a statement released by Governor Ben Ayade’s spokesperson Christian Ita, urging civil servants from grade level 10 were asked to resume work on Tuesday, April 14. The returning civil servants were also told to adhere to the ‘no mask, no movement’ policy of the state government. 

It read in parts:

“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.”

Meanwhile mass gathering of people still remains prohibited in the state.