Segun Ayinde, Abeokuta
Ogun State Government has cancelled all arrangements in respect of the anniversary on October 1st, 2023.
This follows the directive of the Federal Government that this year’s Independence Day Celebration should be low-key.
Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tokunbo Talabi made this known in a statement in Abeokuta on Tuesday
Talabi said the decision by the federal government is to reflect the mood of the nation.
He added that it is the strong belief of the government under the leadership of Governor Dapo Abiodun that the supplications of the people at this crucial time 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.” he added.