Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has extended the work-from-home
directive to civil servants on Salary Grade Levels 12 and below.
The announcement was issued by the Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola.
He said this is in a bid to further stem the spread of COVID-19 within the
public service and other stakeholders.
According to Muri-Okunola, the Lagos State government is delighted that
measures put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the state has resulted
in a steady decline in the number of recorded cases in the preceding weeks.
Muri-Okunola maintained that in order to sustain the success so far recorded,
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has reviewed the directive to all public servants on
Salary Grade Levels 12 and below for four weeks, with effect from Monday,
1st to Friday, 26th March 2021.
The Head of Service said the directive does not preclude any of the
exempted Grade Levels from reporting for duty whenever the Accounting Officer deems it necessary.