Thursday, 29 December 2016

Photos: The maiden edition of Ogbadibo Cultural Carnival, showcases Idoma's rich cultural heritage.

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With over 500 ethnic groups, Nigeria is a country with rich cultural heritage. To showcase one of her finest cultures, Ogbadibo Cultural Carnival joined the likes of Calabar Carnival and other cultural event as she held successfully, it's maiden edition on the 26th - 28th December, 2016. 


Situated at the boundary between Benue and Enugu state, Ogbadio is an Idoma speaking Local Government Area in Benue State and it's people are drawn from Orokam, Owukpa and Otukpa with Otukpa as it's headquarters. Some notable individuals from this region include present Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr. Audu Ogbe, Rtd Major General Lawrence Onoja and others.
The three days event which was well attended by indigenes and friends from all around the world showcased the richness of Idoma's cultural heritage. Highlights of the event also include, a talent hunt, beauty pageant and concert.
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According to New Nigeria Reporters, the Ogbadibo carnival converner Mr. Manex John was honoured and crowned on the opening day of the event as "Och'Oklobia 1 of Ogbadibo" by the Adah'Ogbadibo -the paramount ruler of Ogbadibo Local Government Area. Congratulations to him for the well deserved honour.

Ogbadibo Cultural Carnival is an annual event which is set to take place 26th - 28th December of every year. It serves as a good holiday and tourist place for all. Keep it a date and enjoy more photos from the event below:

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