According to reports monitored online, the National Coordinator of the Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC and the founder, Gani Adams Foundation, Otunba Gani Adams, yesterday reiterated his commitment towards making Nigeria a developed nation and also a nation that attract tourists to the country through Olokun cultural festival
Chief Adams stated this during a press conference to highlight the activities of the 13th annual Olokun Festival at Ikeja, Lagos.
Adams said, “Nigeria is a blessed nation, but we can only make lasting impact on the global world if we appreciate our culture and make our tourist sites attractive to the world.”
“Olokun festival is an avenue in which that can happen. The festival as a foremost institution is poised to promote the Yoruba Culture and under my leadership, it is determined more than ever before to set the pace for cultural integration and development of tourism in Nigeria,” he said.
Adams, who is the Chief Promoter of the festival explained that, “tTourists and adventurers annually come from across the globe including United Kingdom, America, Asia, Europe South America, North America, Caribbean and some West Africa Countries to Nigeria to witness and see for themselves the beauty inherent in the Yoruba culture.”
He noted, “The reason for celebrating Olokun festival annually is borne out of our desire to project the Yoruba Culture to the world and to promote the values that have made the Yoruba race one of the most respected race across the globe with rich cultural heritage and tradition”
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