Isese day: Lagos, Oyo announce public holiday

Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has declared Monday as a work-free day for the state’s public servants to commemorate the 2023 Isese Day.

The Isese Day in Lagos is to celebrate the indigenous Yoruba culture and traditions as well as the preservation of the Yoruba heritage.

In a circular issued by the Lagos State Head of Service, Mr Hakeem Muri-Okunola, this year’s Isese Day celebration would hold on Sunday.

Muri-Okunola said that the declaration of work-free day by Sanwo-Olu was a reaffirmation of his commitment to continue to provide necessary support to traditional institutions in the state.

”This is with a view to promoting our indigenous culture and tradition while preserving our heritage,” he said.

According to him, the state workers are to resume work on Tuesday

Also, Oyo state government has announced Monday as public holiday for the Isese celebration.

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