Governor Adeleke cancels Independence Day celebrations, directs statewide prayer for Nigeria

Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke
Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke

By OLA MUDOPE, Osogbo –


Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke has cancelled celebration of independence day earlier slated for Sunday October first.


Governor Adeleke in a statement issued by his spokesperson, Mallam Olawale Rasheed, urged Osun people to pray for the continuous peace and prosperity of Nigeria.


“Let us use the Independence Day to meditate and pray on the state of our nation.


“Our people are passing through tough times. It is time to take stock and seek divine intervention and guidance in the affairs of our nation, he said.


“I greet Osun people and Nigerians in general as the Independence day knocks at our doors. Here in Osun, we will celebrate with meditation and prayers”, the Governor was quoted as saying.

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