The National Primary Healthcare Development Agency has said unvaccinated civil servants pose risk to others.
The NPHCDA, in a statement, said the move to get civil servants to get vaccinated was to drive the achievement for herd immunity.
The statement partly reads, “The Federal Government COVID-19 advisory for Federal workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or show proof of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours prior, before they can access their offices by 1st December 2021 seeks to make the workplace safe for everyone.
“A lot of Federal Government employees that are not taking the vaccine continue to pose a risk to their colleagues. These are people that need to be sure that they are negative before they can have to access through offices.
“There is a need to emphasise the fact that there is an option for people who do not wish to get vaccinated, therefore people are not being forced to take the vaccine as they have the option of showing a negative COVID-19 test result every 72 hours.
“This policy is in the interest of public safety and to fast track the community’s achievement of herd immunity”.
The Federal Government had said the aim of it hoped to achieve 70 per cent herd immunity by the end of 2022.
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