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Lagos State Government Rolls Out 22 Major Events For Lagos At 50


The Lagos State Government has rolled out 22 major events to celebrate the state which will turn 50, May 27,2017.Speaking at the World press briefing , Co-chair of the planning committee Lagos at 50, Honorable Habeeb Fasinro, at the event which was held at the state house Alausa Ikeja, rolled out activities that will take place during 50 day celebration of the State.

According to Fasinro the opening of the celebration April 8 2017 will witness the staging of Waka The Musical, while ‘ Fela The Broadway Musical’, a concert that celebrate the legendary,Fela Anikulapo Kuti will be premiere from April 13 to 15 at Eko Hotels Lagos.Some of the other events include a Boat Regatta,Dance Exhibition,Lagos Carnival,Social Clubs,Special Judiciary Session,Eyo Festival and Science ,Arts and Crafts Exhibition for Junior and Secondary Schools in Lagos State.

Acting Comissioner and Special Adviser to the Governor of Lagos State  on Tourism,Arts and culture, Honorable Adebimpe Akinsola noted that the Ministry of Arts of Culture in the state is the regulatory body for Lagos at 50 and the ministry welcomes any recommendation from residents and people of Lagos State to make the event glamorous.

Commissioner for Information and Strategy ,Mr Steve Ayorinde at the press brief said the briefing coincide with the celebration of World Theatre Day, as he affirmed that the state government is ready to showcase the rich culture of the state as the state celebrate the past and present glory of its existence.


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