The Ogun State government has cancelled all arrangements lined up for the celebration of Nigeria’s independence anniversary celebration on October 1.
A statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Tokunbo Talabi, said the development followed the directive of the federal government that this year’s Independence Day Celebration should be low-key.
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He said the decision by the federal government was to reflect the mood of the nation.
He enjoined citizens of the state to spend the time solemnly praying for the country.