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COVID-19: Resume Work – Ondo Govt Tells Civil Servants



The Ondo State Government has ordered all workers from Grade Level 01- 12 to return to work today, Monday.

Recall that the Ondo government had asked civil servants to work from home as part of the measures taken by the government to curb the spread of COVID-19.

But with lesser reported COVID-19 cases the government in a statement issued by the state Head of Service, Mr Dare Aragbaiye, directed all workers on Grade Level 01-12 to resume work.

The statement read in part, “It will be recalled that the efforts of the State Government in combating the deadly COVID-19 pandemic has yielded encouraging results to the effect that the curve of the virus has been flattened to a very large extent in the state. It is in view of this that Mr. Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, has directed all public servants on Grade Levels 01- 12 and other workers who have, hitherto, worked from home to resume work on Monday, 5th October 2020.

“While noting that, notwithstanding the above arrangement, the state government has been paying salaries of public servants, as and when due, carried out year 2020 promotion and conversion of deserving officers, including those on GL. 01-12. Therefore, all workers, including those on GL. 01-12 who are just resuming, are hereby enjoined to rededicate and commit themselves to effective and efficient service delivery to reciprocate Government’s good gestures.

“Mr. Governor has assured that no public servant of any category would be sacked before and after the gubernatorial election in the state in alignment with his avowed promise made with respect to enhanced workers’ welfare.”

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