Kogi State Council for Arts and Culture clinched gold medal at the just concluded 33rd edition of National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFEST) in Jos, Plateau State as the most enterprising contingent in this year’s event.
The medal and certificate of award were presented to the Director, Kogi State Council for Arts and Culture, Mrs Wosilat Owuda during the closing ceremony on Saturday.
The Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe, in a chat with the Director, Kogi State Council for Arts and Culture, promised to cap up the award with a visit to Governor Yahaya Bello, to discuss ways of harnessing these enormous historical and cultural resources into income generating sector.
Similarly, Kogi State was applauded for clinching a medal in traditional board games (Ayo) at her first entry in 2020 NAFEST.
The Council distinguished herself in showcasing the abundant cultural heritage, natural and mineral resources in Kogi State.
The Council was, however, advised to prepare adequately early and make more entries, to enhance more awards and the overall winner of subsequent events.
Ekiti state secured the hosting right for the 34th edition of the festival holding next year.