Lagos state Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola has raised the alarm over the rising rate at which civil servants test positive for COVID-19.


He disclosed this in  a statement which stressed 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.

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.”

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