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Nigerians in diaspora set to storm Lagos as Sanwo-Olu hosts Eko-NAFEST 2022.

Nigerians in diaspora set to storm Lagos as Sanwo-Olu hosts Eko-NAFEST 2022.

 

Lagosians and other Nigerians in diaspora are set to storm the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) as Lagos prepares to host the 30th edition in November, 2022.
This is as the Governor of the State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has been enjoined to use the opportunity of the festival also known as Unity Festival to draw global attention to the infrastructural development in the state.
NAFEST was transformed into a global cultural tourism brand under Otunba Segun Runsewe, Nigeria’s culture chief marketer and Director General,  National Council for Art and Culture (NCAC).
The festival births in Lagos in November 2022, with Nigeria’s politically structured 36 states, confirmed to showcase the best of their indigenous cultural endowments.
The statement obtained by monarchsnews.com stated that Lagosians and Nigerians in Diaspora are excited about Lagos government hosting the authentic Nigeria cultural vehicle and have indicated readiness to invite their friends to Nigeria to witness the event,  commending the wife of the governor for her commitment and support as ” mama Eko Nafest”
No doubt, governor Sanwo-0lu has embarked several infrastructural renewal projects in Lagos recently, such as flagging off the state rail systems, with intent to connect it seamlessly to the road  transportation architecture and Ferry services to the littoral areas such as  Epe, Ikorodu, Victoria Island and Badagry.
New Theatres and entertainment halls now dot the skylines of the four divisions of the state, preparatory to unveiling the national cultural tourism Armada in lagos.
Recently,  the state Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, tailed by stakeholders, embarked on open assessment of the structures and preparedness of state’s cultural tourism architecture in order to effectively tackle and disengage  breaches to the mother of all festivals in Nigeria, Eko NAFEST in November.

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