Saturday, 30 June 2018

How Yoruba Students Celebrated First Cultural Day In IMSU (Photos)

Imsu Elijah

It was all fun at Imo State University Thursday, June 28, when Yoruba students marked their first Cultural Day since its establishment in IMSU.  Clad in different attires, the students under the aegis of Yoruba Students Association (YOSA) thronged Grandeur Hotel, IMSU Back gate venue for the programe.

Cross Section of audience paying rapt attention
The event, which was organized to showcase the cultural heritage of Yoruba, was graced by many members of the Yoruba community, including the Oba of Yoruba in Imo State, His Royal Majesty Oba Musilu Oladeji.

The outgoing President of the association Festus Oloye Oladeji, emphasized the need for students to unite and promote their language and cultural heritage wherever they may be. According to him, Yoruba culture remains one of the richest, adding that the culture had devised an easy way for transmission from parents to children.

Yoruba students from Nekede Receiving Award
The Musical troupe of the association entertained guests, some of the members recited Ewi (Yoruba poem) to the surprise of the guest.

The highlight of the occasion included the presentation of awards to some of the guests and transfer of leadership power to a new President HRM Oso Ayomikun, a student of IMSU from the department of accountancy.
Bolaji Johnson, Outgoing D.O.S Displaying Awards

L-R (New President flanked by Yoruba Oba and IPP Festus Oloye)

Well merited awards

cross section of audience

The new President

Yoruba Students From FUTO

Ama Food

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