`Ijakadi’ Festival to be included in National Calendar – Minister

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President of Offa Descendants Union, Alhaji Najeemdeen Usman
Yasin; Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed and
the Olofa of Offa, HRM Oba Mufutau Okikiola Muhammed-Gbadamosi, at the
2017 Ijakadi Offa Festival in Offa, Kwara State, on Saturday

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says that the “Ijakadi” Festival in Offa, Kwara State will be included in the National Festival Calendar in 2018.

The Minister stated this at the grand finale of the 2017 celebration of Ijakadi (traditional wrestling) festival in Offa near Ilorin in Kwara.

The festival was also attended by the Minister of Communication Adebayo Shittu, among other prominent dignitaries.

Mohammed who was a guest of honour at the event said Ijakadi festival had come to stay and grown from strength to strength in celebration of rich Offa culture.

He said that the significance of the…



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