Panic as many civil servants test positive for Covid-19 in Lagos


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

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