The Lagos State Head of Service, Mr Hakeem Muri-Okunola has expressed worry at the high rate at which civil servants are testing positive to COVID19, saying the development called for serious concern and caution.
In a memo to Accounting Officers, the HOS urged them to come up with strategy to stem the outbreak in their respective Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs).
According to him, “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 twice a month,” he said.
“Please note that this directive is without prejudice to existing directives and only reinforces same which are in effect and compliance abysmal.”