Federal Government begins paternity leave for civil servants.

Federal Government has approved the commencement of a 14 working-day paternity leave for federal civil servants.

Head, Civil Service of the Federation, Dr. FolasadeYemi-Esan, stated this in a circulartitled Computation of Leave Based on Working Days and Approval of Paternity Leave in the Public Service.

The circular, said it was in line with the provisions of the Public Service Rules, 2021 Edition and  added that the leave shall not be more than once in 2 years, and for maximum of 4 children.