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The House of Representatives has assured the Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Lai Mohammed that the House would give all the necessary legislative support for the rapid development of the nation’s Culture and Tourism sector due to its critical strategic position to the growth of the economy.
Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed said the ministry has made remarkable achievement. He said this while also revealing the plans of the Federal Government to launch National Policy on Culture, Tourism and finalise work on Motion Picture Council of Nigeria and others.
Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has linked Nigeria’s unity to the cultural diversity of its peoples, adding that beyond oil, tourism harbours immense potentials for the nation’s growth and development.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has declared that plans were underway to launch a national policy on culture and tourism that will serve as the legal framework for the sectors.
On June 1, 1962, black writers and other intellectuals from all over the world converged on Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda for the Conference of African Writers of English Expression.
The Edo State capital will be agog with festivities come October 19th to 26th as countries like Senegal, Mali, France, Ghana and many more will be on song during the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST).