Osun Commissioner Charges Traditional Rulers To Protect Culture
THE Osun State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Tourism and Culture, Hon. Sikiru Adetona Ayedun, has charged traditional rulers to protect and support the cultural heritage of their various communities.
Speaking at this year’s Odun Ade Orolu Cultural Festival in Ifon, the commissioner, who was represented by the Director, Museum and Monument in the Ministry, Mr. Samuel Adeniyi, commended Oba Al-Maroof Magbagbeola, the Olufon Orolu for encouraging cultural activities in his domain.
According to the commissioner, festivals provided opportunities for unity, harmony, development among the people.
Ayedun also said cultural festivals should be encouraged because “they have considerably improved the economy of the state.”