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|Otukpo Goes Agog For Idoma International Carnival 2018 by owukpa(m): 8:35am On Dec 07, 2018|
The Idoma International Carnival is an annual epoch-making event that celebrates the rich heritage, identity and culture of the beautiful people of Idoma nation; bringing peace, unity as well as empowering her people economically. This year's carnival which is the 6th edition is scheduled to hold from the 22nd to 26th December at Otukpo, the ancestral home of the Idoma nation, of Benue State, Nigeria
Speaking at a press briefing held at the Port Harcourt Polo Club, the organizers of the carnival, headed by the amiable philanthropist; Prince Edwin Ochai, elaborated on the plans underway to awe participants and visitors coming to celebrate with the Idoma nation. Prince Ochai submitted that "Series of events have been lined up to thrill spectators for everyday of the event and adequate security has been put in place to secure lives and property while all hotels in Otukpo are ready to offer 30% reduction in rates to all visitors during the carnival period.
Highlights of the Carnival include: carnival procession, award ceremony, Face of Idoma International beauty pageant which has contestants from every state of Nigeria, the cultural day and Ogbureke traditional wrestling contest, traditional displays, football tournament and the Heroes Night party with headline artists such as Rudeboy Terry G, Ric Hassani, Kennyblaq, Dan d Humourous Arinze Baba ,Legendry Suni and a host of other home based artistes and comedians.
The organizers proudly announced that after five years of mostly funding the epoch project from individual pockets, Hero lager beer and Airtel have shown tremendous support for the event. This year, a lot of Idoma people in diaspora are also making plans to travel back home to experience the spectacular event. "We see this year's Idoma International Carnival becoming our biggest outing so far because of our solid preparation and the revamped team we have" Prince Ochai, the founder and president of the carnival, concluded.
See you in Otukpo, Benue State as we celebrate the rich Colours of Our People: The Idoma people and her heritage.
Tel: +234 803 328 8608
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