President Muhamandu Buhari has commended a very rich diverse exhibition of Nigerian Cultural tourism engagements, tagged “”Treasures of our country”” held at the Banquet hall of the Presidential villa, Abuja.
Accompanied by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President, Ahmed lawan, Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, Secretary to the Federal Government, Boss Mustapha and Niyi Adebayo, Minister of Trade, the President commended the Director General National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) Otunba Segun Runsewe, who conducted the President and his team round the massive display of artistic and Cultural artifacts reflective of the six geopolitical zones of the country for a great job done to showcase Nigeria as part of the culture activities to mark Nigeria independence at 61 years.
Speaking after the Presidential tour of the very colourful exhibition, the host, Director General of the Nigerian Council For Arts and Culture Otunba Segun Runsewe, said that the President tour of the exhibition with his team and the top officers of the National assembly, was a message to Nigerians to treasure the full values of Nigeria’s Culture and history, which clearly defines the nation and people.
” It was a tight schedule for the President who was involved in the activities of celebrating Nigeria at this auspicious period in the life of our nation but yet finds time to visit, introspect and endorse the display of the rich diverse exhibition of Nigerian Cultural tourism components. It is clearly an indication that the President believes and loves Nigerian Culture, which we at NCAC wish to transform into a viable economy, bigger and better than Oil. Runsewe explained.
Otunba Runsewe emphasized in the need for people to treasure their culture by preserving and guiding their cultural inheritance.