Due to the State Government concern and pocket of Coronavirus infection in the second wave of Covid-19 among the public servants in the State.
The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, has further extended the work from home directive to all the State Public Servants on Grade Level 14 and below with effect from Monday 1stto Friday 26th, February, 2021.
This was contained in the Head of Service Circulars Ref. No: CIR/HOS/’21/Vol.1/009 issued by the Head of Service, Mr Hakeem Muri- Okunola.
The circular further stated that, the directive excludes Essential Duty Staff, First Responders, as well as Officers saddled with assignments in the weekly Duty Rosters of their respective Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).
Furthermore, Public Servants are advised to stay safe by observing all COVID-19 Protocols, such as Physical/Social Distancing, regular use of face mask and hand hygiene.
Okunola, thereby urged Accounting Officers are to ensure strict adherence to all extant directives aimed to guarantee Physical/Social Distancing in the work place by the preparation of weekly Duty Rosters as considered germane to the effective service delivery of respective MDAs
In addition, in line with Presidential Order on Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Health Protection Regulations, the Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has directed that, there shall be no gathering of more than 50 persons at an event, meetings, retreat, within the State.
“At all gatherings, a physical distance of at least two meters shall be maintained at except for religious purposes, in which case the gathering shall not exceed 50% capacity of the space”.