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Panic In Lagos As Civil Servants Test Positive for Covid-19 in Lagos
Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu
Alarm has been raised over the rising rate of civil servants in Lagos state testing positive for coronavirus, leaving many in deep fear.
The Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola made this known in a statement which stated that the government was deeply concerned at the rate of COVID-19 positivity among civil servants.
The memo addressed to all Accounting Officers, said they should come up with duty rosters to begin the outbreak of COVID-19 in their individual Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs.
He said the roster should be fixed with an officer having to report for duty at most twice a month.
The memo reads: “I wish to note with deep concern the spate at which Officers are testing positive to COVID 19 and hereby enjoins all Accounting Officers to come up with Duty Rosters to stem the outbreak in your respective MDAs.
“The roster should be prepared with an Officer having to report for duty at most (one week) twice a month.
“Please note that this directive is without prejudice to existing directives and only reinforces same which are in effect and compliance abysmal. Be Responsible. Be Responsive. Be Safe.”