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Rivers to showcase her rich culture annually, says Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the cultural  heritage  of Rivers people  will be showcased annually to the world.

 Speaking  during the Rivers Golden Jubilee Cultural Festival at the Sharks Stadium in Port Harcourt on Saturday, Governor Wike expressed happiness that the rich culture  of the state held the entire country spell bounced on Saturday .

 He said: “After the Golden Jubilee, beginning  next year, local government  areas  will compete annually in cultural competitions, so that we can keep our culture alive”

“There is nothing  evil in our culture.  We must preserve our culture, so that posterity will know our way of life”.

 The governor  said that  Rivers State  has a rich culture, which all Rivers people  must be proud  of  and promote.

 While thanking  all the 23 Local Government areas for their participation  at the Golden Jubilee Cultural Festival, the governor announced a cash reward of N1million to each local government  and one million each to Akwa Ibom and Bayelsa  States participants at the festival.

 The procession of the 23 Local Government Areas and their cultural dance displays formed the major  attraction during  the  Golden Jubilee Cultural Festival.

 Senator representing Rivers East Senatorial District, Senator George Sekibo and Majority Whip of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Evans Bipi  performed along with their kin from Ogu/Bolo Local Government Area.

 All the serving caretaker committee chairmen also participated in the event.

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