The State Government of Osun has told its junior and middle-level civil servants to proceed on two-week leave effective 24th March 2020, as part of measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Prince Wole Oyebamiji, this precautionary measure has been taken to forestall any possible outbreak of Covid-19 anywhere in the State.
“All Officers from Grade Level 1 – 12 in all services of the State should proceed on two weeks leave beginning from Tuesday, 24th March 2020”.
“All Officers on essential services in Health and Medical facilities, Environmental Sanitation, Fire Services, Water Corporation, and all other essential services, are however to report for duty as usual. It will be noted that the coronavirus has not spread to this State, but the Government will not spare any effort that will make the State continue to be free of this pandemic coronavirus”
The statement said.