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IDU Announces 2023 Ilobu Day Celebration



IDU Announces 4-day 2023 Ilobu Day Celebration

The Ilobu-Asake Development Union, IDu, has
announced the commencement of its 2023 Ilobu Day celebration.

The celebration according to President of IDU, Pastor Olufemi Salako in a statement made available to newsmen will kickstart on Saturday 4th of November and run through the week to Sunday 12th of November, 2023.

Highlights of the township celebration as stated by the statement include

1. Community Outreaches: A dedicated programme has been cloned to support the persons with disabilities in our midst and give them a sense of belonging. This is part of the current IDU vision to develop human capital in our community. The healthcare programme, which was birthed last year will also be consolidated upon. These two programmes will be holding on Tuesday, November 7th.

2. Cultural Performances: In order to immerse ourselves in the richness of our Ilobu cultural heritage, special cultural Programme will be held at the Palace of Olobu of Ilobu, Oba Asiru Olatoye Olaniyan II. The event promises to produce captivating performances featuring music, dance, and theater. It will also showcase a diverse array of talents, underlining the true essence of Ilobu traditions.

3. Interactive Workshops: Engage in educational and interactive workshops designed to inspire and engage participants of all ages. The Ilobu National Students Union will be holding this on Saturday, November 4th.

4. Fun-filled Activities: These include sporting events that will be held at the playing field of St Paul’s Grammar School.

“The IDU invites all sons and daughters, residents of Ilobu, friends and well-wishers from across the globe to join us in celebrating the spirit of togetherness, unity, and diversity that defines our community. This event aims to foster stronger connections, build bridges across generations, and showcase the incredible talents that make our community unique. The Union also solicits both material and financial supports towards successful hosting of this year’s celebration.

“More information about the 2023 Ilobu Day will be provided on Monday 4th November 2023 at the world press conference, to be addressed by the IDU National President” the statement reads.

Hammed Tajudeen is a graduate of Osun State Polytechnic, Iree with Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mass Communication


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