Gov. Sanwo-Olu today ordered government offices in the state to reopen on Monday the 4th of May, 2020. The governor gave the order through the head of service Hakeem Muri Okunola today during a press briefing.
He said, officials on grade levels 12 and below will continue to work from home, while the sick ones are advised to stay away from the office. “Officers on Grade Levels 12 and below must continue working from home unless otherwise directed by their Accounting Officers, with the exception of Frontline Responders and other essential Health Workers, irrespective of Grade, as well as Enforcement Agencies”.
Accounting Officers to carry out a Needs Assessment of critical Staff, identify essential Officers and draw up a Flexible Work Roster for Officers on Grade Levels 13 and above, in compliance with the Physical Distancing Principle as stated by the World Health Organisation. “The Secretariat and other Government Establishments would remain shut to members of the public and non-staff who are advised to conduct their affairs through other channels such as telephone, emails and online platforms.”
The head of service also urged all public officials to abide by the dusk-to-dawn curfew put in place by the governor.