Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has ordered that all civil servants from Grade Level 14 and below should continue working from home till January 18, 2021.
This is an extension of the directive given by the state demanding civil servants of Grade Level 14 and below to work from home for 14 days which commenced on December 21, 2020.
Hakeem Muri-Okunola, the Lagos State Head of Service issued the directive. It was contained in a statement titled ‘Re: Stemming The Tide Of The Second Wave Of COVID-19 Pandemic’.
The statement also disclosed that ‘the Y2021 First Work Day Prayer Session for all Public Servants in Lagos State shall be held in line with tradition on Monday 4th January 2020. However, in keeping with COVID-19 Protocols, the session shall be held via Zoom and live-streamed on Facebook from 7.45 am prompt.’
All public servants were also advised to stay safe and maintain all COVID-19 protocols to help bring an end to the pandemic ‘in the shortest possible time ‘.
The statement added that, ‘All Heads of Ministries, Departments, and Agencies are urged to note the contents of the circular for compliance and give it the deserved service-wide publicity’.