The Governor of Ogun State. Prince Dapo Abiodun has declared Monday as a public holiday to commemorate the 2023 Isese Day.
The governor in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Lekan Adeniran, said traditional religious worshippers set aside the Isese Day to celebrate Yoruba culture and tradition.
He appreciated the existing harmony among the adherents of all religions in Gateway State.
He said the decision to accord Isese Day a special recognition was to continue respecting the tradition of our people and ensure the continuation of the unity and harmony among the three major religions in the state.
The governor 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, he also urged them to celebrate with decorum and avoid acts capable of threatening the existing peace in the state.
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