Osun State govt declares public holiday for Isese Day

THE Osun State Government has declared Monday, August 22, 2022, as a public holiday to celebrate “Isese Day”, an annual festival.

A statement issued and signed by Commissioner for Special Duties Olalekan Badmus said that Isese Festival is celebrated annually by traditional worshippers.

In the statement the state governor Adegboyega Oyetola felicitated with the traditional worshippers.

He also made a plea that their conducts before, during and after the festival should be peaceful and amenable to the law.

“The governor has directed that this year’s Isese Day themed: ‘Abalaye adulawo ati ipaniyan s’owo; nje ajosepo wa bi?’ be celebrated responsibly and with security consciousness,” the statement said.






     

     

    The governor equally enjoined the traditional worshippers to pray for the growth and development of the state in particular and Nigeria as a whole.

    The statement highlighted the need for Osun State citizens to abide to the Omoluabi ethos in their daily activities, while urging them to give their enduring support to the current administration.

    This year’s Isese Day celebration falls on Saturday 20, August, which is a weekend.

    The public holiday is to commemorate the event due to its relevance in the state.

    Join the ICIR WhatsApp channel for in-depth reports on the economy, politics and governance, and investigative reports.

    Support the ICIR

    We invite you to support us to continue the work we do.

    Your support will strengthen journalism in Nigeria and help sustain our democracy.

    If you or someone you know has a lead, tip or personal experience about this report, our WhatsApp line is open and confidential for a conversation

    LEAVE A REPLY

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here


    Support the ICIR

    We need your support to produce excellent journalism at all times.

    - Advertisement

    Recent

    - Advertisement