Osun State Governor, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola has declared Friday, the 20th of August, 2021 as a public holiday in commemoration of this year’s “Isese Day” festival.

A statement by the state Commissioner for Home Affairs, Alhaji Tajudeen Lawal indicated that this years “Isese Day” will, however, not be marked with the usual funfare.

Alhaji Lawal said the decision to that effect is anchored on the realisation of the increasing rate of the third wave of COVID-19 in the country.

The commissioner who congratulated the traditional religion worshipers throughout the state appealed to them to be peaceful and law abiding in their conducts before, during and after the festival.

He enjoined them to pray for the growth and development of state and the present administration in the state.

The commissioner urged traditional worshipers to observe the COVID-19 protocols especially the use of nose mask, social/physical distancing among other rules of engagement before, during and after this year’s “Isese Day” celebration.

Wasiu Ajadosu


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