Isese day 2023: Lagos declares Monday work-free day for workers


To commemorate the year 2023 Isese Day, the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared Monday, August 21 as work free day for all public servants in the state.

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The Isese day, has been set aside in Lagos to celebrate the indigenous Yoruba culture and traditions as well as the preservation of the Yoruba heritage.

According to a circular issued by the Lagos State Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola, this year’s Isese day celebration will hold on Sunday, August 20, 2023.

He stated further that the declaration of work free day by Governor Sanwo-Olu is reaffirmation of his “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.”

The circular announced Tuesday, August 22, at 8a.m. prompt as resumption of work for all state workers.