Ojodu agog as Council holds maiden carnival

The Executive Chairman of Ojodu LCDA, Hon David Olusegun Odunmbaku said a new dawn has begun as history was made in the LCDA which in conjunction with Yankee Entertainment held the Maiden edition of Ojodu Carnival in grand style.
Ojodu agog as it holds maiden carnival

A New Dawn Has Begun, says Hon. Segun Odunmbaku

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The Executive Chairman of Ojodu LCDA, Hon David Olusegun Odunmbaku said a new dawn has begun as history was made in the LCDA which in conjunction with Yankee Entertainment held the Maiden edition of Ojodu Carnival in grand style.

The venue of the carnival, the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ) grounds witnessed a fiesta of sociocultural and entertainment events that stamped Ojodu LCDA as the melting point and center of creativity and diversity as Nigeria’s rich cultural heritage was displayed with masquerades and traditional dancers showcasing their creative talents just like musicians both upcoming and established entertained attendees.

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Hon David Olusegun Odunmbaku promised that as enshrined in the H.E.Y.S Agenda of his administration where S stands Social and Infrastructural Development, the carnival would continue to be a yearly event to develop local tourism through the packaging and showcasing of the diverse culture like the masquerades and traditional dancers, creative budding talents like musicians and tourism sites within Ojodu LCDA

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“This Carnival has come at a perfect time when our Society needs unity, harmony, and oneness. It is also an important step towards preserving and protecting our culture from extinction. In this vein, our administration in conjunction with other relevant agencies and partners shall ensure the continuity of this event and make it a tourist attraction in the League of Calabar Carnival.” He said.

As a way of enlivening the occasion, the attendants witnessed intriguing performances by various cultural groups, masquerade parades, students carol, as well as musical concert by renowned artists such as Obesere, 9ice, Bash etc.

In the usual habit of Odunmbaku, various talented youths of Ojodu LCDA were given career boost through the Talent Hunt initiative as mouth-watering prizes were given to winners.

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In response to the press when interviewed, the Mayor expressed his confidence in the electoral umpire, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as regards the 2023 general elections and advocated for why Nigerians should vote Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and APC candidates in the general elections.

In attendance at the epoch-making event were dignitaries from all walks of life, including traditional rulers, party faithful, artisans, Executive Committee members, Legislators, Management team, sponsors/partners and well wishers.

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