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Nigerian government postpones 2019 Abuja Carnival

The Federal Ministry of Information and Culture has announced the postponement of the 2019 Abuja Carnival.

Chief Press Secretary, Ministry of Information and Culture, Joe Mutah, in a statement to Okay.ng on Tuesday apologised to all invited guests for any inconvenience the postponement might have caused.

No reason was given for the postponement of the event scheduled to hold from 23rd to 25th November, 2019.

Mutah said, “A new date will be announced for the carnival in due course.”

About Abuja Carnival

Abuja Carnival is an annual event, with the objective of preserving the rich cultural heritage of the country and enhancing national unity.

It features road shows, music, cultural dances, masquerades, durbar and lots more with participation from all the states in Nigeria.

Some states have, however, boycotted the carnival in the past.

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