Runsewe Commends Sanwo- Olu for restoring History curriculum to schools

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By Joyce Remi-Babayeju

Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture, NCAC, Otunba Segun Runsewe has commended Governor Babajide Sanwo- Olu for restoring History subject into Lagos State schools curriculum.

Runsewe who is also President, Africa Region of World Craft Council ( WCC) , said that with the return of History back into the curriculum of schools in Lagos schools is a welcome strategic as the history of Nigeria is prominent feature in the upcoming November NAFEST cultural fiesta in Lagos.

” Strategically, we have school children competition on Arts, crafts and culture, and definitely History will be part of the subjects we shall introduce to compliment this cheering milestone from the governor of lagos state. ”

We have established a foothold in the investment of cultural education and history in Nafest in the past four years and each state where Nafest took place, we target and give robust support to children theatre, and full compliment to reenact the history of our past heroes who contributed to our political evolution and Nafest in lagos will witness a new direction in this aspect. Otunba Segun Runsewe affirmed.

The NCAC DG called on other state governments to copy Gov. Sanwo-Olu by making History of Nigeria a quick come back curriculum in primary and secondary schools in order to infuse love of nation and people’s culture and tradition among young children.

” we must take our children back from foreign cultural influences and help grow their faith and trust in Nigeria through the study of Nigerian History. It is long overdue and we at NACA join the Lagos State Governor to celebrate this auspicious engagement by donating History books and narratives on pre colonial Nigeria at Nafest to all state participants” Runsewe said.


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