Lagos announce plan for public holiday for Traditional worshippers


The Lagos Government have told of its plan to have a public holiday for traditional worshippers.

To that end, a bill in the State House of Assembly upon being passed would be signed into law by Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, according to his Special Adviser on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr Solomon Bonu.

Bonu spoke about the plan on Monday during the ongoing ministerial press briefing marking the second year anniversary of the governor.

“Very soon, the State House of Assembly will pass a bill regarding the activities of traditional worshipers. With the bill, there will be a specific day earmarked for them as public holiday or work-free day, and on that day which may likely be in August.

“The government will organise activities to celebrate with them at a venue where all worshipers will gather to showcase their stuff. Again, this bill will also regulate activities of the worshipers; including masqueraders, in order to turn it tourists’ attraction,” he explained.


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