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Foremost Estate manager and politician,Hon Soaga Babatunde Akintoye(SBA) have commended the state governor ,Prince Dapo ABIODUN Mfr. for adopting Adire as the school uniform next term in the state.
Hon Soaga lauds Governor Abiodun for making the call at the official launch of Ogun Adire Digital Market Place at the June 12 Cultural centre, Kuto, Abeokuta. He also appreciated the Governor for advocating the making of ceremonial dress from Adire for the nation’s athletes taking part in International Sporting activities.
He said this will promote the business of adire in the state and project the state among nation’s that promote locally and internationally her cultural heritage.
He also added that the governor’s request before the honourable Minister for Information, Alhaji Lai Muhammed that the Federal Government should adopt Adire as a cultural identity among the Executives, during their official engagement outside the country would inprove the economy of the state.
Hon Soaga also charged the youth to key into the creativity and innovation of this administration in creation of employment through various training and capacity building in various trade,as it would reduce the rate of unemployment.
He added that technology and social media marketing could be used to sell Adire and other local materials beyond the state.