The Team Oyo has finished third in the Traditional Ayo Board Game at the just concluded 2022 National Arts and Culture Festival in Lagos, Nigeria.
The artistes also finished fourth position in indigenous fabrics fashion and fifth place in Children Arts and Crafts at the competition.
The delegation saved their best for the last as the final day saw the team winning the most disciplined delegation at the just concluded festival.
Speaking at the closing ceremony at Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan, Lagos,
Dr Wasiu Olatubosun, the Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, who led the delegation said: “it was a beauty to behold.
“Our team displayed their indigenous arts and culture during the week long 35th edition of the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) hosted by Lagos State, in collaboration with the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC).
“They demonstrated the beauty of our culture and on behalf of Gov. Seyi Makinde, I congratulate them for representing us well.”
On the state government’s entourage were Mr Akeem Ige, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Tourism and Culture; Elder Adejumobi, the Chairman, Board of Culture and Tourism; Alhaji Abass Oloko, Vice-chairman Board of Culture and Tourism; Serah Sobowale member of the Board and Mr Oye Oyedele, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, among others.(NAN)