Great Benin Origins Worldwide Organisation Celebrate Edo Fest 2018. Kingsquare, Ringroad, Benin City. Edo State
GREAT BENIN ORIGINS ORGANISATION IN COLABORATION AND SPONSORSHIP OF EDO FEST 2018
By Uwagboe Ogieva
22nd December, 2018
As part of yearly celebration of Edo people’s igue festival celebration usually held at every year end , The commisioner of art, culture, tourism and diaspora affairs, honourable Osaze Osemwingie Ero, with the Edo state governor his excellency Godwin N Obaseki coined the most colourful and all encompassing talented and cultural extravaganzas EDO FEST 2018, starting from 17th December 2018 to climax on the 22nd of December 2018.
Great Benin Origins organisation was specially invited and call upon to feature in the EDOFEST being one of the most progressive among the numerous diaspora organisations in recent times. The Fest also saw participations of many other organisations, cultural groups, Nollywood actors, Important dignitaries , among whom were Deputy Governor Of Edo State, Honourable Philip Shaibu, Prof Patrick Obahiagbon, Palace chiefs and many clergymen at the event.
GBO special team who were dressed with EDOFEST t-shirts with face caps , where led by Mr Lucky Aghahowa , GBO Program Director Based in Belgium, Miss Derby I Ohonbamu, GBO Financial secretary, From Ireland, Mr Nicholas Ogieva, GBO Nigeria Coordinator, Senior UNIBEN staff, Barr. Famous Osawaru, GBO Legal Adviser, Miss Diva Ifueko Ukponmwan, GBO Chief Editor, Mr Uyioghosa Joshua Iyasere, Mr Godwin Aghahowa and many other GBO members currently visiting and residing in Nigeria.
Great Benin Origins Organisation have demonstrated once again their readiness to promote African culture and tradition. Work with ministries and institutions for revival of positive and innovative prospects of the Great Benin Kingdom rich cultural heritage. Culture of course is one of the most dynamic and unique aspects of a people’s existence and a strong binding cord that glue the society and her people together in unity. It has also over the years directed the path and way of behavior and life of the people; it also coordinates the activities of the social lives of the people.
Great Benin Origins Organisation is a socio- cultural organization that embraces unity, development and intercultural integration among members of ethnic nationalities historically and culturally linked together in the old Great Benin Empire of West Africa.