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South West Culture Directors Gather in Ogun for Fashion Week — Nigeria — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

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Directors of culture from all Yoruba-speaking states will gather tomorrow in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State, to deliberate on the upcoming celebration of Yoruba fashion culture in the region and its trade exhibition titled ” Ile Kaaro Oojiire Fashion Week” scheduled for the last quarter of this year.

With the motto: “From Farm to Fashion”, the week-long activities are organized by the Yoruba World Centre, in collaboration with the Government of Ogun State, to educate, demonstrate and exhibit the arts of Yoruba fashion and hidden investment opportunities. in its process to national and international audiences. It is primarily designed for youth development and women empowerment.

This is a week of Yoruba fashion history, as packaged by Crystalline World Heritage, where a demonstration will start from the planting and harvesting of cotton, the process of turning cotton into yarn ( squeaky), from where distributors and fabric retailers sell to the public before arriving at designers for different styles.

Ogun State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Ms Motunrayo Adijat Adeleye Oladapo, who is to host the directors, reiterated the importance of the program saying, “It is one of the best ways to helping youth and empowering women, as well as fostering investment relationships nationally and internationally.

Project director Akinwale Atepe, who spoke on behalf of the Yoruba Centre, said the week-long activities would resemble a carnival as the culture ministries of Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Oyo are preparing their cultural troupes. for the special event.

“I visited most states, met commissioners, permanent secretaries and directors. We are all prepared for the meeting from where the ball will be launched because it is during this meeting that the date between the end of November and the beginning of December will be chosen for the program, ”said the director.