Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State has approved Monday, the 21st day of August 2023 as a public holiday in commemoration of the annual Isese Day celebration by the traditional religious worshippers .
Oluomo Kolapo Alimi, the state commissioner for information and public enlightenment, made this know in a statement made available to newsmen in Osogbo on Saturday.
The statement reads: “I have the honour and privilege to convey the compliment and best wishes of the Executive Governor of Osun state, His Excellency, 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,the 21st of August 2023 as a Public Holiday throughout the state.”
While congratulating all traditional religion worshippers and wishing them happy celebrations on this occasion, Adeleke implored 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 added.