Oyo State Celebrates The World Day For Cultural Diversity.
Yesterday in Oyo State, the road was filled with different shades and colours of the Ankara regalia, with students and workers gleeful dressed, in their traditional attires to schools and offices. This was in the celebration of the World Cultural Day, which was officially on Sunday, the 21st May 2017 but was celebrated on Monday, 22nd May 2017.
The State commissioner for Information, Culture, and Tourism, Mr. Toye Arulogun, at a Press Conference last Thursday, 18th May 2017, informed the general public on the celebration of the Cultural day and he also added that circulars were been sent to Primary and Secondary Schools, Ministries, Department, and Agencies. Mr. Arulogun also noted that Oyo State is the “Centre of the Yoruba race and Civilisation” thus, the World Culture Day Celebration was to be celebrated.
The World Culture Day was celebrated Yesterday, with a sensitisation, enlightenment and visit icons and it was tagged “Heritage/Cultural Day”, which commenced at the Cultural Centre Mokola Ibadan and ended at the Governor’s office.
Ajimobi at a Press Interview with Journalists after the programme said, “African culture depicts Godliness, respect for elders, constituted authority and good conduct. What do we have today? It is a culture of impunity, greed, selfishness and foreign culture that has badly affected our society”. (Medium @Oyo State Government)
Cultural Troupe Performance at the Oyo State Government Secretariat, Ibadan. pic.twitter.com/0Dkhcr0u4Q
— Oyo State Govt (@oyostategovt) 22 May 2017