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FG Announces New Date For Abuja Carnival

The Gazette Staff
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The Federal Government said the annual Abuja carnival has been rescheduled to hold from Nov. 23 to Nov. 25.

Mrs. Grace Gekpe, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information said the postponement was to enable the ministry plan adequately for a robust event in a statement in Abuja.

Gekpe, who expressed regret at the inconvenience caused by the postponement, however, assured the public of a robust carnival.

The annual carnival holds in the first week of November in the city capital with events such as road shows, music, cultural dances, masquerades, and Durbar. The event draws participants from states across the country, as well as foreign tourists.

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The colorful carnival is similar to other carnivals in Nigeria such as the Calabar and the Port Harcourt carnivals.

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