Tourism: Monarch Wants Government To Utilise Untapped Cultural Potentials

A traditional ruler, Olufon of Ifon Osun, Oba Moruf Magbagbeola wants government to harness the nation’s cultural potential for wealth and employment generation.

Oba Magbagbeola stated this while speaking on the significance of annual Odun Ade festival in the ancient community.

The monarch emphasised the need to preservation of culture and tradition, saying culture was symbol of identity hence the need to protect it from going into extinction.

Oba Magbagbeola said Odun Ade was significant to historical evolution of the community noted that the celebration symbolizes the position of Ifon-Osun in Yoruba history.

Meanwhile, the monarch who had earlier played host to the management of Gold FM urged the station to always design programmes that would showcase the beautiful of Yoruba culture and traditions.

Oba Magbagbeola who commended Gold FM for it ingenuity and commitment to professionalism promised continued support for the media organization.

In a remark, the General Manager, Gold FM, Ilesa, Mr Damola Tinubu assured the monarch that the station would continue to give priority to promotion of culture and traditions.

Mr Tinubu noted that Radio Nigeria would continue to sustain its leading role in broadcasting industry through promotion of professionalism.

Wasiu Ajadosu


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