Governor Sanwo-Olu Welcomes Participants For EKO-NAFEST 2022
Today, the Gov. Sanwo-Olu welcomed participants to "EKO-NAFEST L2022". The 35th National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) which is being organised by the Lagos State Government, in collaboration with National Council of Arts and Culture (NCAC).
Lagos became the fourth time host of NAFEST. This vibrant cultural fiesta was initiated in 1970 to foster national integration, strengthen understanding and unity among diverse
ethnic groups and promote the peaceful co-existence.
The foundational objectives of the festival is in line with our administration's goals for the promotion of entertainment and tourism, which are a key pillar of the T.H.E.M.E.S Agenda. We are deliberate about promoting every aspect of tourism, arts and culture, which is why we make it a practice to support,
partner and collaborate in activities that would further strengthen our cultural heritage and promote our unity in diversity.
For the next seven days, delegates from the states across the federation will be showcasing and celebrating our country's
cultural heterogeneity. As headquarters of entertainment and foremost commercial nerve centre of Africa, Lagos will continue to represent our country globally in creativity, music, films and culture.
As a state, we are committed to supporting local talents and help them to export their creative ideas to the global market where they can exchange them for values.
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