From Joseph Amedu, Lokoja
National Festival for Arts and Culture (EKO NAFEST 2022) has selected Kogi State as the best entrepreneurial state in this year’s festival.
The Public Relations Officer for Kogi Arts and Culture, Gabriel Edicha who announced this in a statement made available to Journalists in Lokoja on Monday.
Edicha said that the gesture came shortly after the closing ceremony of the event held at Onikan stadium, Lagos on Sunday, 13th November 2022.
According to the statement, “Kogi State entered for six competitive events in this year’s event, namely, Traditional Board Game, Indigenous fabrics and fashion parade, Children’s music and dance, Drama (musical), Children’s essay writing and Archery.
“The state contingent gave a good account of themselves in all the events.
“It would be recalled that in 33rd and 34th editions of NAFEST in Jos, Plateau State and Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, Kogi State was the most enterprising and best costumed team, respectively.
“This year’s EKO NAFEST with the theme ‘Culture and peaceful coexistence’ ended with Lagos State as the overall winner”