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FUOYE To Participate At African Drums Festival 2019

Main Entrance, FUOYE. Photo: Premium Times
Main Entrance, FUOYE. Photo: Premium Times

The Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), will showcase its talents by participating at this year’s edition of the African Drums festival.

FUOYE has been granted invitation in recognition of great exploits of the Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Kayode Soremekun, and Dean, Postgraduate Studies, Prof. Rasaki Ojo Bakare.

The invitation, which had been described as landmark achievement of the young institution, would take place in Abeokuta, Ogun state.

The 2019 edition of African Drums Festival, which featured a parade of talents in African drumming and artistry, would hold at the Amphitheatre of the City Centre, Oje-Ilewo, Abeokuta from April 24 to 27 and would feature many talents from the town and students, particularly talents and artistes from many departments of drama, performing arts and theatre arts and that of African Studies across the tertiary institutions in Africa.

Bakare who is the founder of FUOYE’s Theatre and Media Arts said, “We are glad to be invited to take part in the African Drum festival 2019, as this shows that we are becoming a force to reckon with in the academic community across Africa.

“It is a good development and we will give it our best in performance in a way that our students will benefit from the program immensely,” Prof. Bakare stated.

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