Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Friday took to effusive celebration and commendation of the Director-General of the National Council for Arts and culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe, to what he described as ‘Runsewe’s dogged patriotism in promoting Nigeria unity and cohesion.’
Quite elated by Runsewe’s promotion of Nigeria indigenous fashion and on this day in full revelation of the beauty of South-South dress patterns, the governor praised Runsewe for always putting Nigeria first in his manner of speech, public conduct, dress sense and above all, consistent call for the best of Nigerian culture and tradition.
Sanwo-Olu, who received Runsewe and select members of the technical committee on NAFEST, insisted that Lagos State will bring a new vista to hosting of NAFEST in November, noting that the unity of Nigeria should be paramount in the effort of using culture as a vehicle of promoting National unity and cohesion.
Earlier in his address, Otunba Segun Runsewe disclosed that the technical committee for NAFEST 2022 was in Lagos to put finishing touches to the preparation for the iconic cultural event, appreciating the governor for hosting the technical committee and making all participants feel at home in Lagos.
He gave Sanwo-Olu the assurance that the NCAC would not fail in the mission to use the arts and culture to bring Nigerians together, vocalise the advocacy for love and temperance among Nigerians and bring all shades of opinion in Nigeria to love and respect each other.