Ọbasanjọ endorses Cultural Oneness Festival


The former President of Nigeria, Oluṣẹgun Okikiola Ọbasanjọ has extended his enthusiastic endorsement and support for the upcoming 2nd edition and beyond of Cultural Oneness Festival powered by The Taste of Afrika.

The iconic endorsement took place in Abeokuta, the capital city of Ogun State in southwest Nigeria, on Saturday 22nd June 2024. Abeokuta is the abode of Chief Olusegun Okikiola Ogunboye Aremu Obasanjo.

The endorsement and support from the camp of Chief Oluṣẹgun Okikiola Ọbasanjọ mark a significant moment as the good people of Ghana, Africa and Diasporans prepare to celebrate our unity in diversity via the Cultural Oneness Festival.

The Taste of Afrika delegation was led by His Royal Highness, Nandom Naa Professor Delle, President of Nandom Traditional Council, where Tengol K. Kplemani, the CEO of The Taste of Afrika, had a lot of collaborative discussions with Chief Oluṣẹgun Ọbasanjọ regarding the Cultural Oneness Festival initiative.

After a fair hearing and listening, Chief Oluṣẹgun Ọbasanjọ fully recognised the potential of the Cultural Oneness Festival and deemed it as his struggle throughout his political, social and economic journey in Nigeria, Africa and beyond.

Chief Olusegun Ogunboye Obasanjo expressed optimism looking into the future the enormous benefits the good people of Ghana, Africa and the rest of the world would gain from the Cultural Oneness Festival project when it’s given the needed push, support and recognition.

“I am thrilled to see my brethren from Ghana embark on this massive project to promote culture, arts and tourism in Northern Ghana and beyond via Cultural Oneness Festival. Today, I can assure you, that I am into this project fully and I Olusegun Obasanjo endorse it. Ghanaians should expect to see me at the event in Northern Ghana”, Chief Olusegun Ogunboye Obasanjo stated.

Chief Olusegun Ogunboye Obasanjo’s endorsement underscores the Cultural Oneness Festival’s pivotal role in fostering cultural understanding and strengthening social cohesion.

The Cultural Oneness Festival organizers also expressed gratitude for Chief Olusegun Ogunboye Obasanjo’s endorsement and support, emphasizing its significance in enhancing the festival’s visibility and impact.

“Chief Olusegun Ogunboye Obasanjo’s support is a tremendous honor. It highlights the festival’s mission to promote unity and diversity through cultural exchange and continental visibility for economic empowerment,” the festival CEO, Tengol K. Kplemani noted.

Scheduled to unfold from 13th – 16th November in the heart of Northern Ghana, the Cultural Oneness Festival promises to be a vibrant showcase of cultural heritage and communal harmony.

This year’s Cultural Oneness Festival promises an enriching line-up of activities to engage participants of all ages and backgrounds. Participants can look forward to cultural roots tours, musical performances, fashion and art exhibitions, interactive workshops and an array of interactive experiences that celebrate the mosaic of our community.

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