In view of the recent surge of Covid-19 cases in The Gambia, all Heads of MDAs are hereby required to enforce national and international protocols in place to curb the spread of the deadly virus. These includes, but not limited to:
- Wearing of Face Masks;
- Regular Washing of Hands; and
- Maintaining Appropriate Social Distancing.
Staff and visitors who do not wear face masks should not be allowed entry into public offices. Public servants who fail to report to duties on account of non-compliance with the Covid-19 regulations should be penalized by deducting a day’s pay from their next salary payment for each day’s absence in accordance with General Order 03116.
All Permanent Secretaries are advised to transmit this information to Heads of institutions under the purview their Ministries, including SoEs, accordingly.
L. F. Jawara
Cc: Hon. Secretary General & Head of Civil Service