Gov. Adeleke Cancels Independence Day Celebrations, Directs Statewide Prayer for Nigeria

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

In a statement issued by his spokesperson, Olawale Rasheed, the governor urged Osun people to pray for the continuous peace and prosperity of Nigeria.

The statement reads;

“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.

“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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