NICO Presents Public Lecture
The National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO), a parastatal of the Federal Ministry of Information & Culture, in furtherance of its mandate of effecting a sense of cultural direction and relationship and meeting the challenges of social integration, unity, peaceful co-existence, self-reliance, and national development is set to organize its Quarterly Public Lecture with the theme, “Maintenance Culture: A Panacea for Sustainable Infrastructural Development in Nigeria” on Tuesday, 26th March, 2019 at the Peace & Conflicts Resolution Complex, African First Ladies Peace Mission Secretariat Conference Hall, Central Business District, Abuja-FCT by 10am prompt.
His Excellency, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, Honourable Minister of Power, Works & Housing is the Guest Lecturer; Honourable Minister of Information & Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, is the Special Guest of Honour while the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Culture & Tourism, Hon. Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama will chair the occasion.
His Royal Highness, Alhaji Adamu Bala Yunusa, the Ona of Abaji, is the Royal Father of the Day with the Chairman, NICO Governing Board, Hon. Yusuff Shittu Galambi as Host.
The NICO Quarterly Public Lecture series was conceptualised as a vibrant quarterly programme to serve as a platform for intellectual discourse on culture; sensitize Nigerians to the strategic importance of culture in the promotion and sustenance of good governance and our nascent democracy; effect a sense of cultural direction in the citizenry to better appreciate the need for Nigerians to embrace our culture, cherish its inherent values and accord it a pride of place in all aspects of our development agenda.
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