Lagos State Government has instructed civil servants on Level 14 and below to work from home till February 1, 2021 as part of measures to curtail an upsurge in COVID-19 infections.
This directive was made known in a statement signed at the weekend by the Head of Service in the state, Hakeem Muri-Okunola.
The statement however explained that the new directive excludes staff on essential duty and first responders.
“Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved a further extension of the work-from-home order to all State Public Servants on Grade Levels 14 and below from Monday, January 18 2021, to Monday, February 1 2021, to curtail the spread of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic,” the statement said.
Meanwhile, Lagos prosecutors have asked presiding magistrates to ensure that anyone apprehended for breaching COVID-19 Regulations is made to undergo a mandatory test.
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