Group commends Fayemi for reviving Yoruba culture
The Supreme Council of Yoruba Youths (SCYY) has commended the efforts of the Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, in reviving the cultural heritage of Yoruba nation.
National acting president of the Supreme Council of Yoruba Youths, Comrade Femi Awogboro, in a press statement released to journalists in Ibadan recently affirmed that the Ekiti State Festival of Arts and Culture will showcase the Yoruba culture and traditions.
The statement further identifies the significance of the festival which include boosting the cultural, social and economic indices of the Yoruba not only in Ekiti but across the federation.
“The EKIFEST 2019 is a clear indication that we have a Governor with foresight and has keyed into the diversification programme of President Muhammadu Buhari’s led administration.
“Such programme will project the image of the Yorubas and showcase our culture to the world especially at a time when the world is yearning for well cultured Africans,” Awogboro stated.
Using the opportunity to intimate the people of the vision and mission of the SCYY, Awogboro asserted that the group stands to promote the Yoruba culture and traditions at all levels.
While commending Ojo-Lanre, the Director-General of Ekiti State Council for Arts and Culture who led the Ekiti State cultural team that performed excellently well at the recently concluded Edo State cultural festival.
Awogboro said his presence as brought about the revitalisation of Yoruba arts and culture in Ekiti State within the short period of time he took over.