Eggon Erroh Community In Nasarawa holds Annual Cultural Festival, State Assembly Members Grace the event
Nasarawa State House of Assembly member and Chief Whip, Hon. Mohammed Muluku and the Deputy Chief Whip Barr. Mohammed Ibrahim Alkali today attended the Annual Cultural Festival of Eggon Erroh Community in Lafia LG.
The lawmakers call on Eggon nation and other Nigerians to embrace their cultural heritage, adding that such will enhance peace, unity, and the overall development of the society.
According to them, there is a need to sustain and preserve their cultural heritage, give it more identity for the benefit of both the present and future generations.
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The event which was held at LGEA Primary School Andasime, Lafia North Development Area of Lafia LG in Nasarawa State was well attended with displayed of different cultural heritage and traditional foods among other cultural activities.
Hon. Alkali ( APC- Lafia North) and Hon. Muluku ( APC-Nassarawa Eggon East) underscored the significance of culture among the human race and urged the people of the community and the state to sustain their heritage.
They equally called for more support to the administration of Engr. Abdullahi A. Sule beyond 2023 to enable him to build on the solid foundation he has put in place so far thus describing the Governor as a messiah of the people of the state.
The duo advised the people of the community to embrace education and be morally responsible for the overall development of the community.
They have urged the women of the community to learn how to prepare their traditional food to encourage the younger generation.
They have also charged the women and other people of the community to embrace entrepreneurship for self-reliance.
On his part, the Overseer of Lafia North Development Area, Hon. Yahuza Adamu Na’Allah, the Permanent member 11 Nasarawa State Universal Basic Education Board, Alh. Musa Suleiman Dalla, Special Adviser to Gov. Abdullahi Sule on Science and Technology, Dr. Magaji Shuaibu Joshua,
Representative of the Sagarin Shabu, Alh. Ahmed Aminu (Rimini Shabu) all called on the people of the community to support Gov. Sule beyond 2023 for more democratic gains.
The Cultural Festival was also attended by the Speaker, Lafia Local Government Legislative Council, Hon. Philips Yohanna Attah, the Majority Leader of Lafia Local Government Legislative Council, Hon. Sule Yahaya Madaki, Special Assistant to Governor Abdullahi Sule, Hon. Peter Igbacher, former Executive Chairman Lafia North Development Area, Hon. Salisu Murtala Mohammed among other prominent personalities was colorful and well entertaining.
The ceremony was Climaxed with cultural dance and opening of the Cultural foods of Eggon Erroh by the Community elders.
In his vote of thanks, the Village head Mallam Yunusa Aliyu thanked everybody who attended the occasion and pledged their unalloyed support to the present administration of Engr. Abdullahi A. Sule beyond 2023.
Earlier, the Chairman, Eggon Erroh Youth Movement, Mohammed Isa Aboh said that the event was organized to promote unity and peace among its people.
He said they will always support the good Policies and Programmes of the present administration to succeed.