Agila carnival has been described as the melting point of Nigerian hospitality and the beginning of Unity, Peace and development if properly supported and sponsored. The carnival is in its 5th year and waxing stronger but in a dire need for support and sponsorship form both the government and the private sector for sustainability.
The president, Prince Edwin Ochai who made the disclosure on Thursday in Abuja while speaking with journalists said it is the beginning of a new dawn and growth for Nigerian tourism sector at large with its consistent mission of Promoting Unity, Peace and development within the marginalized Idoma speaking communities spread across the North Central and other parts of Nigeria.
Prince Edwin Ochai who stressed on the forth coming Agila carnival said the 2017 edition is slated for the 22nd – 25th December and has reeled out the four day activities to include Face of Idoma Beauty pageant, Cultural exhibition/Music Concert, Cultural carnival, Idoma Ambassadorial achievement and awards, Business expo/Symposium and many others to be hosted at the carnival village St. Mary Secondary School Otukpo,Benue state
Ochai Edwin also enjoined governments, the private sector as well as well meaning Nigerians to key into this opportunity of supporting the annual economic carnival within the state which is hoped to becoming a National carnival that attracts tourism investors and make it compete with other international carnivals
He added that Agila Carnival is one of the most unifying events, cultural and creative extravaganza, which is celebrated amongs the Idoma communities that is spread across idoma land, and Benue State at large.
On the socio-economic level, Agila Carnival is capable of generating business opportunities for singers, song writers, choreographers, film makers, costume builders, designers, makeup artists, as well as growing natural talents to mention but a few and having the capacity to drive the growth and development of micro, small and medium enterprises many of which are skills-based services. These ranges from entertainment services related to cultural art forms such as dance, to the production of local crafts, cuisine, etc
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