FG to Enlist Ojude Oba Festival Among Festivals Supported by UNESCO

The Federal Government has said arts, culture and the creative economy will increase the country’s gross domestic product by over 100 billion dollars by 2030.

The Minister of Culture, Art and Creative Economy, Hannatu Musa-Musawa, stated this during this year’s Ojude Oba festival held at the Awujale pavilion, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State.

The minister, who was represented by the Director of Cultural Agencies and Heritage, Dr Ben Anama, noted that the ministry, in line with the President Bola Tinubu Renewed Hope Agenda, would collaborate with stakeholders to promote and protect the rich cultural heritage of the nation to ensure it reached its 2030 vision.

Dr. Musa-Musawa said the Federal Government would activate plans to list the annual Ojude Oba Festival as one of the festivals backed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO.

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