Abeokuta, the capital city of Ogun state was agog yesterday at the kicks off/opening and contingent parade plus performance of the third edition of the annual African drum festival.
The event which was kick off by 4pm at the popular June 12 Cultural Center, Kuto, Abeokuta witnessed a lot of notable Nigerians, Honourable minister for information, culture and tourism, Alhaji Lai Mohammed was present, the Nobel laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka, royal fathers, business men, culture enthusiasts and the citizens.
The chief host is the executive governor of Ogun state, Senator Ibikunle Amosun
Different cultural troops were at display at the opening ceremony, among them are the Ogun state cultural troop, footprints troop and many more.
One of the highlights of the opening ceremony is the performance of a man with a snake in his mouth
The festival continues today with Conference & Exhibition at the popular Olumo Rock, the conference and exhibition is aimed at creating a platform through which the very nature and character of Drum and the vocation of Drumming can be distilled in order to rediscover its potentialities as a significant instrument for advancing the cause of the society.
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