I think the government only continued what its predecessor was doing as regard Isese
The Isese Foundation was founded on August 20, 2009, and its biggest achievement is fostering harmony among the different religious groups in the state.
First and foremost, we want the state government to declare every August 20 as the 'Isese Day.' The day should be made a public holiday, and I recently advocated for same in Osun State.
The Aare Isese
of Oyo, Aare Morakinyo Fatokun Jayeola called on sango devotees to respect and support the new Baale with all they are blessed with.
You were outside the country in August last year during Isese
The outgoing governor of Osun State will be remembered for according traditionalists official day called Isese
OSUN State government has declared next week Monday as a public holiday to commemorate this year's celebration of the Isese festival.
According to the statement, 'Isese day is a public holiday set aside for traditional believers in the state by the Governor Rauf Aregbesola's administration.
'Also known as Traditional Worshipers Day, Isese Day is the celebration of the peak of festivities among adherents of traditional religion.
Okanlawon, an indigene, who spotted a casual T-shirt, noted that the state government realized the significance of culture in general development, hence Governor Rauf Aregbesola's special interest in giving equal opportunity to all faiths including officially recognizing a day known as Isese
Day since the administration was inaugurated in 2010.
The government said that peace, security and safety has been consistently at the fore during the series of stakeholders' meetings involving heads of masquerades across the state (the Olori Alaagba), the Aare Isese
from all the geographical zones of Oyo State and custodians of the masquerades with government officials at the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, saying that representatives of the government's security department have always been in attendance at such meetings preceding the 2018 Egungun season.
The State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Toye Arulogun at a stakeholder meeting involving heads of masquerades across the state (the Alaagba), the Aare Isese
from all the geographical zones of Oyo State and custodians of the masquerades held at the film Theatre of the Ministry on Thursday in Ibadan said that the era of using Egungun Festival to perpetrate violence is gone, stating that the entertainment and cultural values of the festival would be celebrated and promoted locally and internationally.