COVID-19: MTN orders staff to start working from home
MTN Nigeria Sunday said its team would start working from home as part of the precautionary measures to stop the spread of COVID-19
The company’s Senior Manager, External Relations, Funso Aina, said in a statement that from Monday workers were expected to perform their duties from home.
Aina said MTN would continue to run at full scale with essential staff working limited hours on-site.
The statement read: “We also plan to announce the temporary closure of some of our stores. Those that remain open, will operate reduced hours and maintain strict and social distances measures.
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“The situation unfolding around the world is unlike anything we have seen in our lifetimes and is a reminder that we are all more connected than we ever know.
“To get through this, we need each other with patience, understanding, compassion, and to do the right thing for each other.”
Aina noted that the company had been closely monitoring the situation and “believe it is crucial that companies help to contain the escalating outbreak and safeguard operations so that economies would keep moving.
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