2, 000 Sets Of Twins Cel­e­brate Twins Fes­ti­val

The Guardian (Nigeria) - - NEWS - From Sun­day Ag­bolu­aje, Ibadan

OVER 2,000 sets of twins, yes­ter­day, con­verged at Igbo-ora, Ibarapa Cen­tral Lo­cal Gov­ern­ment of Oyo State to cel­e­brate World Twins Fes­ti­val.

The state Gov­ern­ment, through the Min­istry of In­for­ma­tion, Cul­ture and Tourism in conjunction with Ibarapa Cen­tral Lo­cal Gov­ern­ment, Igbo-ora Pro­gres­sive Union, Twins World Cre­ation and Nige­rian Tourism Devel­op­ment Cor­po­ra­tion (NTDC) pre­sented the mul­ti­func­tional pro­mo­tion of twins’ cul­tural her­itage.

The maiden edi­tion of Twins Fes­ti­val, which held at Methodist Gram­mar School, Igbo-ora, started with the gath­er­ing of twins and oth- ers at Cul­tural Cen­tre Tar­mac, Mokola Hill, Ibadan. The Chair­man of Ibarapa Cen­tral, Hon. Ibrahim Ade­goke, said twins are born in Igbo-ora more than any part of the world.

He called for more stake­hold­ers’ col­laboration to have a more be­fit­ting cel­e­bra­tion next year and at­tract more tourists to the com­mu­nity, which will en­hance the town and state’s so­cio-eco­nomic sta­tus.

The Olu-aso of Iberekodo, HRH Oba Jamiu Adedamola Bad­mus, charged stake­hold­ers to work out the model to­wards mak­ing the fes­ti­val a world Tourist Day, in or­der to gen­er­ate for­eign ex­change and boost the com­mu­nity and state’s econ­omy.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Nigeria

© PressReader. All rights reserved.