Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola has declared Friday, August 20, a work-free day in the state to mark the 2021 Isese Day celebration.
The state Commissioner for Home Affairs, Alhaji Tajudeen Lawal, who made the announcement in a statement on Wednesday, said that the celebration would be low-key because of the increasing cases of COVID-19.
Lawal congratulated the traditional religious worshippers in the state and appealed to them to be peaceful and law-abiding in their conducts before, during and after the festival.
“On the part of the “Isese Day” participants, we urged them to observe the COVID-19 Protocols especially the use of nose mask, social/physical distancing among other safety protocols before, during and after this year’s celebration,” the statement partly reads.
He also enjoined them to continue to support the Gboyega Oyetola administration, even as he emphasized the need for the residents to continue to embrace the Omoluabi ethos.
KanyiDaily had also reported how a secondary student allegedly stormed his school and beat up his teacher and security personnel guarding his school in Osun.