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FG unveils historical exhibition to celebrate nation’s independenceNigeria

FG unveils historical exhibition to celebrate nation’s independenceNigeria
Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has restated the role of arts in the promotion of national unity.He stated this in Abuja

Speaking, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Culture, Grace Isu-Gekpe, said the exhibition had input from agencies such as the National Archives, National Gallery of Arts, National Council for Arts and Culture, National Commission for Museums and Monuments, and the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism.He stated this in Abuja, yesterday, at the opening ceremony of the Historical Exhibition, being organised to celebrate Nigeria’s 60th independence anniversary.He said the Federal Government was using the historical exhibition to reflect on the society, its way of life, realities, dreams, and vision for the future.MEANWHILE, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, applauded the bond of friendship between Nigeria and The People’s Republic of China, expressing delight that the relationship has continued to strengthen.

In a letter of felicitation with President Xi Jinping on the occasion of the 71st anniversary of the Republic of China and the country’s National Day, President Buhari said although the COVID-19 pandemic had disrupted economies of the world, “It, however, gladdens my heart that despite this, our two countries have remained steadfast and supported each other over the years.Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has restated the role of arts in the promotion of national unity.

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