Traditional religion

Isese Day: Oyetola declares holiday in Osun

To commemorate this year’s ‘Isese Day’, Governor of Osun State, Adeboyega Oyetola, has declared Monday, August 22, 2022, as a public holiday.

Oyetola made the disclosure in a press release, signed by his Commissioner for Special Duties, Olalekan Badmus, according to Daily Post.

The holiday, annually approved is set apart for the traditional worshippers to celebrate the Isese festival every August in the state.

The press release read, “The Governor has directed that this year’s Isese Day with the theme: ‘Abalaye adulawo ati ipaniyan s’owo; nje ajosepo wa bi?’ be celebrated responsibly and with security consciousness.

“The Governor congratulated the traditional religion worshippers throughout the state just as he also appealed to them to be peaceful and law-abiding in their conduct before, during and after the festival.

“He equally enjoined them to pray for the growth and development of the State in particular and Nigeria as a whole.”

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