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Lagos lifts curfew, asks Public Servants GL 1-12 to resume Monday

By Oluwaseun Sonde

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Lagos State Government has lifted the curfew imposed on Lagosians after the hijack of the peaceful #EndSARS protests, while remained the 12am to 4am curfew imposed by the Federal Government to curb the spread of COVID-19, and asked Public Servants from GL 1-12 to resume Monday.

In a statement released by the Commissioner for information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso on Saturday, as Lagosians are free to go about their businesses without any hindrance whatsoever.

Lagosians are urged to cooperate with law enforcement personnel to maintain the status of our State as one of the most peaceful, while security agencies will continue to discharge their duties.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu thanked security agencies for their efforts in restoring peace to the troubled communities, while commended Lagosians for observing the curfew and ensuring the return of normalcy.

The Governor urged the citizenry not to do or encourage any action that may turn back the clock, but to keep living in harmony as we get set to rebuild our dear State and strengthen the unity that we are known for.

Meanwhile, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu approved the resumption of all Public Servants on GL 1 -12 with effect from Monday, November 2, 2020.

Lagos State Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola observed that the directive is in accordance with the recommendations of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 and advisory of the State Ministry of Health.

Muri-Okunola urged all Accounting Officers to ensure strict adherence to all safetyprotocols guiding against the spread of the virus in their respective MDAs, just as he directed that attendance duty rosters must be maintained in all State Government establishments.

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