FESTIVAL:OGUN STATE TO SHOWCASE ADIRE,OFADA RICE IN US

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Prepatation for the festival of Adire, Arts and Craft and Ofada Rice received a boost recently as the Ogun State Ministry of Culture and Tourism hosted its patrons and Stakeholders in Abeokuta, the State capital.

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At the meeting, the Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Hon. Toyin Taiwo emphasised the need to reintroduce what the gateway state stands for to Nigerians all over the world. He also noted that investment opportunities and tommorow potentials of the state was underexplored, He Said ” The planned expose on Adire(Tie and dye), the locally cultured Ofada Rice and other artistic products which are identities of the state will be vocal point of the festival”

Taiwo also reiterated commitment of Gov.Dapo Abiodun to art, culture and tourism.

The festival which is the brainchild of the Ministry, Jimson Global services,Saubana Multi Global Ventures, Frifots Global Communication and Creative Village Production, is billed for the last quarter of the year in Texas, USA.

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