The Palace of the Deji & Paramount Ruler of Akure Kingdom wishes to notify the residents of Akure and its environ that all Markets and Shops in Akure will be shut on Friday 25th August, 2023

2. The closure became necessary as part of the requirement in observing the age long tradition of the annual Aheregbe Festival.

3. It is important to emphasize that there shall be no trading or opening of shops under any guise during the festival.

4. Residents, market women and shop owners are kindly enjoined to comply with this directive.

5. However, ONLY pharmacy shops and patent medicine stores are exempted from the closure of their shops during the festival

6. Moreover, the festival will not in any way restrict both human and vehicular movement.

7. Akure a gbe a oo

Adeyeye Michael
Chief Press Secretary to the Deji of Akure.
24th August, 2021

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