Ogun erases Independence Day celebrations

Ogun erases Independence Day celebrations

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Ogun erases Independence Day celebrations

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Ogun erases Independence Day celebrations. The Ogun State government announced on Tuesday that the 63rd Independence Day celebrations slated for Sunday, October 1st had been canceled.

According to a statement from the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Tokunbo Talabi, this was in line with the federal government’s order to hold a low-key celebration this year.

The decision by the Federal Government to have a low-key celebration according to the statement was to reflect the mood of the nation with the government urging citizens of the state to spend the time solemnly praying for the country.

The statement partly reads, “Following the directive of the Federal Government that this year’s Independence Day Celebration should be low-key, the Ogun State Government has cancelled all arrangements in respect of the anniversary on October 1st, 2023.

“The federal government’s decision reflects the mood of the nation.” The state government encourages residents to spend the time earnestly praying for the country.

“It is the government’s firm belief, led by Governor Dapo Abiodun, that the people’s prayers at this critical juncture will be answered by God.”

“We seek the understanding and cooperation of all and sundry as we observe a low-key independence anniversary this year, believing that better times lie ahead of us as a people” .


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