COVID-19: Lagos State Clarifies May 4th Work Resumption

Lagos State has made clarification on workers resumption on May 4th.

According to the statement signed by the state’s Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola, on Friday, government offices and establishments can re-open on Monday, May 4.

Muri-Okunola confirmed Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the reopening of the public offices, in a bid to ease the COVID-19 lockdown in the state.

According to him, officials on grade levels 12 and below will continue working from home.

Sick workers have, however, been advised not to resume work.

“Officers on Grade Levels 12 and below must continue working from home, unless otherwise directed by their Accounting Officers, with the exception of Frontline Responders and other essential Health Workers, irrespective of Grade, as well as Enforcement Agencies,” Muri-Okunola said.

“The Secretariat and other Government Establishments would remain shut to members of the public and non-staff who are advised to conduct their affairs through other channels such as telephone, emails and online platforms.”

Government offices have been directed to provide liquid soap with water at the entrance of their offices and in toilets for regular and thorough washing of hands.

He maintained that all public servants must abide by the 8 p.m to 6 a.m curfew pronounced by Mr. Governor

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