Tuesday, March 31

Governor of Lagos state orders workers to stay at home for 14 days

The lagos state governor Sanwo Olu has issued an order to civil servants to go on a 14 days break from work as a measure to try and contain the posible spread of the COVID-19.
He made this order after six more cases of the virus were confirmed.
According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, six new coronavirus cases were diagnosed in Lagos on Sunday, bringing the total to 24, 4 in Abuja, one in Oyo and one in Ekiti.
Three new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Lagos, Nigeria 2 cases are returning travellers and 1 is a contact of a confirmed case. As at 05:28 pm on the 22nd of March, there are 30 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria. 2 have been discharged with no deaths”, NCDC stated.
We are shutting down almost 70 percent of our workforce from Monday, 23rd of March 2020. We are shutting down levels 1-12 in our public service for the next 14 days,” he said.
“We must always rise to our challenges. We will win with the cooperation of Lagos residents. We have done this before, we will do it again.”

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