Following the increase in recorded cases of coronavirus in Lagos State, the State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has directed all public servants in the state on grade levels 14 and below to continue working from home till Monday, January 18, 2021.
Governor Sanwo-Olu’s directive was contained in a circular issued by the Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola to members of the State Executive Council and all heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies on Sunday.
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The circular titled ‘Re: Stemming the tide of the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic’ stated that the year 2021 first work day prayer session for all public servants in Lagos State will hold virtually today, January 4, 2020 via zoom and would be live streamed on facebook.
The work from home directive however excludes essential duty staff, as well as first responders, while all public servants were enjoined 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.