ABEOKUTA – Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun 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.
According to a statement made available to the media on Saturday, August 19, 2023 by Lekan Adeniran, Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the Governor, Abiodun praised the existing harmony among the adherents of all religions in the 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, Abiodun also urged them to celebrate with decorum and avoid acts capable of threatening the existing peace in the state.