By Michael Ofulue, Osogbo
Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke has declared Monday, August 21 2023 as public holiday in commemoration of the annual Isese Day celebration by the traditional worshippers.
This was contained in a statement issued by the state Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Oluomo Kolapo Alimi and made available to newsmen in Osogbo on Saturday.
The statement on behalf of the State Governor reads as follows:
“I have the honour and privilege to convey the compliment and best wishes of the Executive Governor of Osun state, Senator Ademola Adeleke to all traditional religion worshippers in Osun state on the occasion of this year’s 2023 Isese Day celebrations coming up tomorrow 20th August, 2023.
“As a government that promotes oneness, unity and religious harmony between the practitioners of different religions in Osun state, Mr Governor has approved, Monday, August 21, 2023 as a public holiday throughout the state.
“Finally, Mr Governor while congratulating all traditional religion worshippers and wishing them happy celebrations on this occasion, also wishes to implore them to make the occasion not only peaceful and fun-filled but another opportunity to pray for the government and good people of Osun state.
“The state government wishes Isese adherents a peaceful and rewarding celebration”, the statement concludes.