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Cultural Entrepreneurship Development in Nigeria

During the 2014 World Culture Day organised by the Oyo State Council for Arts and Culture in collaboration with National Institute for Cultural Orientation, (NICO), the Oyo State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Mrs. Adetutu Adeyemi, has urged the Yoruba to preserve their culture to prevent its extinction. The theme of the celebration was “Cultural Entrepreneurship Development in Nigeria.’’

Also speaking, an official of NICO, Mr. George Kayode, stressed the need for the Yoruba to encourage cultural actors and players to become entrepreneurs. “[…] We need to help our cultural actors and players, especially the young ones to turn their skills and talents into vocation.”

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