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The Agila carnival organization has announced the kick-off of programmes for the 2015 Agila carnival since 3rd of October in Makurdi the Benue State Capital, North Central Nigeria, with the unveiling of events of activities lined up the Carnival and star prizes of this year’s carnival which includes a brand new Hyundai car, among various other prizes.
The Agila Carnival which is a charitable venture is engineered to showcase the rich socio cultural heritage of the Idoma nation, encourage the patronage of Idoma land by people of Idoma extraction and friends of Idoma while empowering the youths of Idoma land especially the girl child, no wonder the 2015 edition of the carnival is themed Consolidating the Idoma Cultural Assets & Values
The carnival which kicks off from 23rd December in Otukpo, Benue state will feature what promises to be the biggest street party in Nigeria (Carnival Procession), A novelty football match, Cultural displays, Egbureke wrestling completion(cultural wrestling) and the Face of Idoma beauty pageant for young women of Idoma extraction among other competitive events.
While unveiling the programmes for the Agila Carnival 2015 the president of the organization, Prince Edwin Ochai, said the carnival for this year will be taking carnival organization and execution to a new pedestal with the indication of interest of other international carnival organizers in the Agila carnival.
Edwin Ochai, revealed that Agila Carnival is set to rival some of the most popular international carnivals like the Rio de Janeiro Carnival, Brazil; Venice Carnival, Italy; Trinidad and Tobago Carnival; and the Notting Hill Carnival, London.
Also speaking at the unveiling ceremony the Vice President of the Agila Carnival Organization, Sony Otache aka Oga Landlord, informed the media that the 2015 Agila Carnival will surely set a new standards for other carnivals in Nigeria and Africa. While appreciating all the interested National and Multi-National Brands that are interested in partnering with the Agila Carnival he however reemphasised that interested partners should get in touch with the secretariat before the 15th of November 2015 when the partnering brands will be officially unveiled.
Oga Landlord, further encouraged all interested participants in the various competitions visit the Agila Carnival Secretariat or the carnival website for details of how they can register to participate in any of the competitions for an opportunity to win any of the prizes.
Sony Otache, Concluded that all recreational, safety and security measures have been concluded to guarantee a fun filled Agila Carnival to remember.
The Agila Carnival, which started in 2013, is an annual carnival that holds from December 23rd to 25th every year in Otukpo, Benue State, North Central Nigeria.
Oturkpo is the capital of the Idomas, The second largest indigenous tribe in Benue state, North Central Nigeria.