NewsIsese Day: Gov Abiodun Declares Monday Public Holiday

Isese Day: Gov Abiodun Declares Monday Public Holiday


August 19, (THEWILL) – Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has declared Monday, August 21, 2023, as public holiday, to commemorate the annual Isese Day.

Isese Day is set aside by traditional religious worshippers, to celebrate Yoruba culture and tradition.

Governor Abiodun, in a statement on Saturday, by his Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Lekan Adeniran, praised the existing harmony among the adherents of all religions in the Gateway State.

He said the decision to accord Isese Day a special recognition, was to continue in the tradition of respecting the tradition of our people and ensure the continuation of the unity and harmony among the three major religions in the state.

Prince Abiodun reaffirmed his commitment to supporting and respecting all religions in the state.

He also expressed the commitment of his administration to “promote, preserve and nurture the culture and tradition of our people.”

While congratulating the traditional religion worshippers on the occasion, he also urged them to celebrate with decorum and avoid acts capable of threatening the existing peace in the state.

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