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Like Lagos and Oyo, Ogun declares Monday work-free for Isese Day



The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, on Saturday, declared Monday as a public holiday to commemorate the annual Isese Day in the state.

In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Lekan Adeniran, the governor praised the existing harmony among adherents of all religions in the state.

He said the decision to recognize the Isese Day was to continue with the age-long culture of respecting the tradition of the Ogun people and promote harmony among the three major religions in the state.

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The governor reaffirmed his support and respect for all religions in the state.

Abiodun congratulated the traditional religious worshippers on the occasion of Isese Day and urged them to celebrate with decorum and avoid acts capable of threatening the existing peace in the state.

The trio of Governors Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Lagos), Seyi Makinde (Oyo), and Ademola Adeleke (Osun) had also declared Monday as work-free in their states to mark the event.

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