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Osun Adire Order: Ridiculous Or An Avenue For Cultural Promotion?

The Governor of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola, has made it compulsory for all the public and civil servants to wear Adire to work every Thursday.

The Governor of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola, has made it compulsory for all the public and civil servants to wear Adire to work every Thursday.

The governor, who launched mass production, promotion and marketing of Adire Osun, also declared every Thursday of the week ‘Adire Osun Day’.

Explaining his decision, Oyetola said this initiative will help reawaken the people’s consciousness towards socio-cultural and artistic renaissance in the State adding that it will also boost Medium and Small-Scale Enterprises.

 “You will also recall that I stated in my inauguration speech that the Medium and Small-Scale Enterprises would be strengthened to enhance their productive capacity so as to generate jobs, create wealth and further boost our local economy.

“I also promised that the State of Osun would be made a cultural destination and tourism enterprise zone in the South West,” he added

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