Oyo Govt Extends Maternity Leave for Female Employees
In line with the recommendations of the World Health Organization, the Oyo State Government has extended maternity leave from three to six months for its female employees.
The Commissioner for Establishment and Training, Prof. Dahud Sangodoyin who announced the government's approval of the leave extension in Ibadan stated that the six months leave starts from four weeks from the expected delivery date.
According to Sangodoyin, upon resumption from leave, the female workers are to close at usual 4 pm as other workers and not 2 pm as the previous practice.
Also speaking, the Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Wasiu Olatubosun announced the government's approval of the sum of #3,280,568,572.34 for the completion of Idi Ape- Bashorun-Akobo-Odogbo Barrack Junction dualization project.