The Oyo State’s Head of Service, Alhaja Ololade Agboola, has charged Civil Servants across the state to adhere to the COVID-19 guidelines as regards their resumption.
In a statement released today, the Head of Service urged Civil Servants to comply with the guidelines for preventing the spread of COVID-19.
These guidelines include the use of face masks, regular washing of hands, use of sanitizers, observation of social distancing and prevention of movement from one office to another except for very important official purposes.
The Oyo State Government on Thursday, the 26th of March, 2020, had directed all civil servants to stay at home to avoid the spread of COVID-19 in the state and after a month, the directive was relaxed and staff from grade level 13 and above were asked to return to work under strict COVID-19 Protocol.
The Head of Service explained that the Seyi Makinde administration had been paying salaries to all civil/public servants up till the resumption date despite the fact that the workers had been at home for the past three months.
Mrs Agboola also disclosed that the state government had fumigated all offices in the state secretariat and other government agencies outside the secretariat and supplied hand sanitizers, liquid hand wash soaps, and face masks for all levels of officers and hand washing machine for all ministries, department and agencies (MDAs) in the state.
She furthermore advised all and sundry to support the state government in the fight against coronavirus pandemic by following all COVID-19 protocols in the state.