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Friday, January 22, 2021

Gov’t asks non-essential workers to stay home

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By Omar Bah

The Gambia government has ordered all ministries to downsize non-essential staff attendance as a measure to contain the spread of the Coronavirus.
According to a memo obtained by The Standard, only essential staff are required to be at work which must be through alternating.

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Confirming this to The Standard, Gov’t Spokesperson Ebrima Sankareh said the directive is across the board. He said ministries and departments would have to determine the non-essential staff and send them away for twenty-one days.

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