By Remi Johnson
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has warned that all staff and Visitors without proof of COVID 19 vaccination would be barred from accessing FCTA premises with effect from Monday, 17th January, 2022.
This warning is contained in a circular signed by the FCTA Permanent Secretary, Mr. Olusade Adesola.
The Statement says the circular is in line with the Federal Government’s. directive that staff on grade level 12 and below to resume duty.
According to the statement, all employees are required to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination or present a negative Covid -19 test result done within 72 hours on a continuous basis as part of measures to curtail the spread of the virus.
The statement also requires all visitors and clients coming to do business within FCTA, FCDA premises to comply .
It also says free vaccination points have been made available in all FCTA premises by the Health and Human Services Secretariat (HHSS) to provide opportunity for staff and visitors to get vaccinated.
The statement however, warns that persistent non-compliance or refusal by staff to be vaccinated would be treated in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Public Service Rules (PSR).
In the light if the above, the statement says the Senior Special Assistant on Monitoring, Inspection & Enforcement in collaboration with the Director of Security Services have been mandated to mount surveillance in all entry points to prevent unvaccinated persons from gaining access to offices in the premises of FCTA.