The government of Osun state has declared Thursday, 27th November, 2014 a work free day to commemorate the inauguration of Governor Rauf Aregbesola.
The Director, Bureau of Communication and Strategy, Office of the Governor, Mr. Semiu Okanlawon, said the public holiday was declared to allow people of the state partake in what he called the celebration of the “Triumph of the Peoples’ Will.”
The second term inauguration of the governor comes up at the Osogbo Township Stadium.
The governor, according to the statement, urged the entire citizens of the state to pray for continued peace and sustainable development of the state as the current administration enters its second phase.
He also urged civil servants to reflect on their commitment to duty while reiterating on his administration’s determination to drive the state to a prosperous height,
Aregbesola assured citizens ahead of his second term in office the best of governance in the state above what was witnessed during his first term.
He said, “We hereby declare Thursday November 27th 2014 a work-free day to enable our people take part in the celebration of the triumph of their will. We have offered ourselves for service for the good of the people.
“As often been repeated, the best way to pursue our objectives about governance is to run the whole hub of the mandate provided by the constitution that will give us enough time to meet all our aspirations for the people.
“It was in the interest of the people and the determination to put our state on a high pedestal among the committee of states in Nigeria that we sought for re- election.”