BREAKING: Gov Makinde Declares Monday As Public Holiday
The Executive Governor of Oyo State, Engr Seyi Makinde has approved the 20th of August 2023 of every year as “Isese Day” in Oyo State.
This development was contained in a circular letter signed by the Secretary to the Oyo State Government, Prof. Olanike Adeyemo.
The letter read in parts;
“The Oyo State Governor, His Excellency, Governor Seyi Makinde has graciously approved 20th August 2023 of every year as “Isese day” in Oyo State, to commemorate the celebration of Traditional Religious festivity.
“Towards this end, Monday 21 August 2023 has been declared as the maiden Public Holiday to commemorate this year’s festivity in the State.
” His Excellency has therefore requested that the occasion be used to pray for the peace, unity, and stability of the State in particular, and the Country in general.
” Kindly give His Excellency’s approval, as conveyed, the widest publicity it deserves.
“I thank you.”