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Isese Day: Lagos Declares Monday As Public Holiday


The Lagos State Government has proclaimed the upcoming Monday as a public holiday to mark the 2023 Isese Day (Tradition Day), a significant event for traditional worshippers, scheduled for August 20.

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

The statement stated: “Please be informed that this year’s Isese Day celebration is set for 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 8a.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.”