Normal activities resumed at the Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, on Thursday as civil servants returned to work at the end of the Sallah holiday.
The Federal Government had declared Aug. 21 and Aug.22 as public holidays to enable Muslims to celebrate the Eid-el-Kabir festival.
Newsmen reports that as early as 8.00 a.m., many workers in some places visited at the state secretariat were already at their duty posts in readiness for the day’s duties.
At the Ministry of Information, offices visited were occupied, and workers were seen treating files and carrying out other office work.
Front desk officers at the Ministry were seen at the reception attending to visitors who had come for inquiries and other businesses.
The situation was not different at the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Works and Infrastructure, among others, as workers were busy in their offices carrying out their normal duties.
The two banks located within the Secretariat witnessed large turnout and long queues as customers trooped to make transactions.
Security officials manning the different gates leading into the secretariat were also seen controlling vehicular traffic into the secretariat.
Car parks within the secretariat were filled with vehicles belonging to staff and visitors.
A staff of the Ministry of Information, who simply gave her name as Kemi, told NAN that her colleagues at the ministry had put the excitement of the Sallah break behind them and had reported for work.