The National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO) on Monday said it would use the forthcoming International Children’s Day slated for May 27, 2017 to educate children on the gains of embracing their cultures and speaking their indigenous languages.
Mr Louis Eriomala, the Lagos Director of NICO, said in Lagos that was part of activities to inculcate patriotism among children.
Eriomala said the institute annual Children’s Cultural Extravaganza is aimed at teaching children on how to appreciate Nigerian languages, dresses, cuisines, music and dances at all levels of social interaction.
He said this would also promote the culture of peaceful co-existence and unity amongst children from diverse ethnic and religious backgrounds.
He said that it was the statutory mandate of the institute to pass this message across to the children in an exciting ways while they would…
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