Museum Day celebrated in Kwara amidst funfair
Written by Morenike Adebayo on May 20, 2016
The National Commission for Museum and Monument -Ilorin museum, has celebrated this year’s international museum day with dance, drama and a temporary exhibition with the theme: Kwara, Home of exquisite cultural land scape and sites.
Speaking during her short address, the curator of Ilorin Museum, Mrs Omotayo Adeboye noted that the international museum day is set aside to create awareness on the important role of museum in the developmental of any nation. She also advocated for the promotion of tourism and diversification of Nigeria’s economic base.
Also speaking at the event, the permanent secretary in the Kwara state ministry of culture, Alhaji Mustapha Abdulganiyu, appealed to parents and teachers to encourage their children in learning indigenous language while paying attention to culture.