Lagos – A Cultural and tourism firm, Goge Africa, says it has concluded plans to host 800 students at its 14th edition of the Independence Day celebration fixed for Oct. 1.
Mrs Nneka Moses, the Managing Director of Goge Africa, made this known in an interview in Lagos on Thursday.
Moses said that the theme for 2013 icelebration is `culture: An Agent of Creativity and Social Change’.
She said that the programme, was aimed at promoting Nigeria’s cultural values and to celebrate 53rd independence anniversay of the country with the youths.
According to her, a large number of youths drawn from primary and secondary schools would grace the occasion .
“800 students from both primary and secondary schools across Lagos State are expected to participate in the celebration.
She listed some of the activities of the day to include : dancing competition by different groups, Cultural dance, quiz competition, a debate on the topic: `My New Nigeria’ and a march past of the participants.
“This year’s celebration would be fun-filled, educative and entertaining, because the youths would be enlightened on the fact of our history as a nation.
“The country is blessed with rich traditions, cultures and values that the children need to know learn and understand their importance,’’ she said.
She appealed to Nigerians to celebrate the nation’s 53rd anniversary with love, adding that the unity of the country should not be compromised . (NAN)