Oyo state Governor Seyi Makinde’s and the Chief Press Secretary, Mr Taiwo Adisa has announced Friday, May 21, public holiday, in other to prepare for the forth coming local government election scheduled to hold in the state.
The Oyo state government urges residents and mostly youth in Oyo state to participate in the forth coming election.
The governor also assured people of Oyo a free and fair election, he also assured a peaceful election.
“His Excellency, Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, has authorised the declaration of Friday, May 21, 2021, as public holiday.
“The declaration of the holiday is to enable residents of the state participate freely in the council elections billed to hold on Saturday May 22, 2021.
“Every indigene and resident of the state is hereby enjoined to go about his or her business peacefully, while trooping out en masse to their respective voting areas and perform the civic responsibility on Saturday, May 22, 2021..”