Osun Chief Judge Justice Adepele Ojo has directed all staff of court across the state to undergo the test.She also directed that all court staff below Level 12 to work from home.
She gave the directive on the same day Osun announced the discovery of five cases of the deadly B117 strain of COVID-19
A statement by Chief Registrar, High Court, M. A Lasisi, reads: “I have the instruction of the Honourable Chief Judge, Osun State to convey to you the need to comply with the new COVID-19 Protocols just released by the State Government.
“Hence, all staff of the Judiciary below Level 12 are hereby directed to stay at, and work from home, to contain the spread of the pandemic.
“All staff affected should stop coming to work with effect from Monday, 1st February 2021. Furthermore, all staff of Osun State Judiciary should undergo the COVID-19 test immediately.
“Osun State Government is gracious enough to be conducting the tests free of charge. All courtrooms and offices where the affected officer is working should be closed down forthwith until further notice.”
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