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New date for 2019 Abuja carnival announced

The annual 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 .

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.

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

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Damilola Alashe is a dedicated entertainment writer for Okay Nigeria (Okay.ng). He joined the platform with the aim of using his experience in the entertainment industry share wonderful articles in this field. Dami loves songs by Wizkid.

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