Edo hosts first ever NAFEST in 40 years

After 31 editions, the ancient city of Benin finally played host to the 2019 edition of the National Festival of Arts and Culture(NAFEST) with a colourful opening ceremony. The Governor of the state, Mr. Godwin Obaseki along side members of his EXCO and director-general, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe symbolically opened a cultural calabash to declare the festival open at the University of Benin Sports Complex. The opening witnessed a string of captivating performances by veterans such as the legendary Guiltar Boy, Sir. Victor Uwaifo and…

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