COVID-19: Lagos Govt extends work-from-home order to Feb 1

COVID-19: Lagos Govt extends work-from-home order to Feb 1

COVID-19: Lagos Govt extends work-from-home order to Feb 1
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government has further extended the work-from-home order to all state public servants on Grade Levels 14 and below from Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, to Monday, Feb. 1, 2021.

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu gave the directive in a circular signed by the Head of Service, Mr Hakeem Muri-Okunola, in Lagos on Saturday.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the circular was issued to members of the State Executive Council and all heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies.

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Sanwo-Olu said that the extension was to curtail the spread of the second wave of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the state.

He, however, said that the directive would exclude essential duty workers, as well as first responders.

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He enjoined all public servants to stay safe and keep adhering to all COVID-19 protocols, in order to rid the state of the pandemic in the shortest possible time.

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“Additionally, accounting officers are to ensure strict compliance with all extant directives aimed to guarantee physical/social distancing in the workplace; through weekly preparation of Duty Rosters as considered germane to the effective service delivery of respective Ministries, Departments and Agencies.

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“All Heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies are urged to observe the contents of this Circular for acquiescence and give it the deserved service-wide publicity,” he said.

NAN

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