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Edo State Government mandates workers and visitors to government offices to use face masks

The Edo State Government has insisted that it will not allow workers and visitors without face masks into government offices as part of measures to check the spread of the second wave of COVID-19.
In a statement, the Head of Service, Anthony Okungbowa, said collective effort is required to check the spread of the deadly disease.
According to him, In view of the vital importance of this policy to government’s overall efforts at stemming the tide of the pandemic, it is imperative that all permanent secretaries and other Heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government ensure that compulsory use of face masks is enforced in public buildings across the state.
He urged workers to observe relevant safety protocols including handwashing, social distancing and encouraging others to do so.
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