Oyo State governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, has approved August 20 of every year as Isese Day in the state.
To this end, the governor has declared Monday, August 21, 2023 as the maiden public holiday to commemorate the day.
This is contained in a circular signed by the Secretary to the Oyo State Government, Professor Olanike Adeyemo.
According to the circular, the governor urged traditional worshippers in the state to use the occasion to pray for the peace, unity and stability of the state in particular and the country in general.
The approval indicated the governor’s commitment to inclusivity and respect for all religious practices in the state.