Gov Fashola who is also a devoted Muslim, warned that it would begin to take drastic and punitive measures against defaulters.
The Lagos state Governor, Mr Babatunde Fasholaâ€™s administration has banned what they termed indecent dressing among female public servants. According to the released with insiders claimed the new rule is in line with Islamic rules, stated that all forms of dresses that expose breasts, contours and other sensitive female body parts have been outlawed.
The administration said that they took the decision as a result of worsening cases of indecent dressing among female public servants at the Lagos State Government Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos.
All forms of skimpy dresses or mini skirts, tight trousers revealing the contours, sleeveless dresses and blouses and body clinging dresses are worn by some female public servants as they walk about the secretariat.
A circular issued by the Head of Service, Mrs. Josephine Williams dated 7 February, 2014 has been sent to all government Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs calling on all Directors of Finance and Administration, DFAs, to immediately move against indecent dressing in Alausa.
The circular, with the reference number CIR/HOS/14/Vol.1/022, said similar directive was issued through the HOS in 2005 in a circular number 113 mandating public servants to dress properly and decently to the office and official functions portray the good image of the state government.
Governor Babatunde Fashola who is also a devoted Muslim, warned that it would begin to take drastic and punitive measures against recalcitrant public servants who flout the directive