Adire Osun: A Giant Stride Towards Diversification Of Economy – Osun Govt.
The Osun State Government says wearing of Adire by civil servants to offices on Thursday is to boost the image of the state as an indigenous product inclined and culturally correct community.
The Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Doctor Adebisi Obawale who stated this in a chat with newsmen in Osogbo, also stated the resolve of the present administration to project the culture of the people to draw global attention and generate additional revenue.
He described the recent inauguration and mass production of “Adire Osun” as a giant stride towards diversifying the economy and creating jobs by the government.
Doctor Obawale announced that the government planned to celebrate this year’s World Tourism Day low- key at one of the tourists’ sites in the state to showcase the contributions of the tourism sector towards attaining the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs.