September 22, 2020

Oyo Workers Press for “Stay at Home Directive” Amidst Covid-19 Pandemic

Workers in Oyo state have been reacting to stay at home directive for the workforce employed by the federal government and by some states in the South-West.

Osun state governor, Gboyega Oyetola had granted workers in the state two weeks leave while both Lagos and Ogun states’ governments ordered employees on Grade level 1 to 12 to work from home.

Some workers at the state secretariat, Ibadan who preferred anonymity stressed the need for workers to stay at home while others maintained that it was necessary based on the fact that there was a confirmed case in the state

Others urged the state government to emulate Lagos on the workers stay at home directive to contain the spread of the virus.

Our correspondent reports that a circular signed by the Permanent Secretary, Service Matters, Oyo State, F.N Oladeinde on behalf of the state Head of Service, Mrs. Ololade Agboola advised civil servants who are indisposed to stay at home with permission from their supervisors.

Iyabo Adebisi/Ridwan Fasasi

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