Plateau State has been announced as the host of the 33rd edition of the National Festival of Arts and Culture in 2020.
This was announced by the Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Mr. Olusegun Runsewe, on Saturday in Benin, at the end of the 32nd edition of the festival, tagged ‘Edo 2019’.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that this year’s edition of the festival climaxed with musical, comedy and choral performances by both local and international performers.
NAN also reports that a total of 30 states participated in the weeklong festival, which held in four centres across Benin, the capital city of Edo.
The host governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, represented by his deputy, Mr Philip Shaibu, was among the dignitaries who graced the closing ceremony of the 40-year-old cultural fiesta.