• We need public holidays for our festivals – Traditional worshippers tell FG

    We need public holidays for our festivals – Traditional worshippers tell FG

    African Traditional Religion (ATR) worshippers have appealed to the Federal government to declare August 20 as a national holiday for them.

    The worshippers who noted government’s recognition of festive days for Christians and Muslims stated that their annual festival known as “Ise se Day’ should be given the same treatment like other religion.

    According to a statement issued by the group’s chairman and Ogun monarch, Oba Ifarotimi Balogun, the annual event was a day the worshippers celebrated all traditional gods (deities) in […]