Lagos Declares Monday a Holiday for Isese Day

The Lagos State Government has officially declared the upcoming Monday as a holiday to honor the 2023 Isese Day, also known as Tradition Day, which is observed by traditional worshippers on August 20.

The announcement was made through a statement by Hakeem Muri-Okunola, the Head of Service in Lagos State.

The statement read: “It is hereby notified for general information that this Year’s Isese Day celebration will hold on Sunday, 20th August 2023.

“In restating its commitment to continue to provide necessary support to traditional institutions in the State with a view to promoting our indigenous culture and tradition while preserving our heritage, Mr. Governor, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has graciously declared Monday, 21st August, 2023, a work-free day for public servants in the state.

“Work will, therefore, resume on Tuesday, 22nd August at 8 a.m. prompt.

“Accordingly, Accounting Officers of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) are hereby enjoined
to take note of the contents of this circular and give it the deserved service-wide publicity.”

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