The National Festival Of Arts And Culture (NAFEST) which comes up on the 22nd – 28th November, 2020 in Jos will feature activities such as; Traditional Board Game, Archery, indigenous Fabrics competition, Children’s Essay Competition and cultural Quiz competition among others.
In preparation towards the event, the Plateau state government has reiterated its commitment to hosting and delivering one of the best events while adhering to the Covid-19 set guidelines. Governor Simon Lalong said that staging NAFEST presents the state the opportunity to use tourism and culture as a tool for improving the economic fortunes of the people and showcasing the hospitality and beauty of Plateau.
In same light, during an inaugural visit to Plateau state, The Director-General, NAFEST, Segun Runsewe, assured that the whole country is being mobilized to converge in Jos for the festivity. He said NAFEST 2020 will be a historic event because Plateau State is the home of peace and tourism and has a rich cultural history that has been at the centre of national development in many ways, thereby praising Governor Simon Lalong for approving the hosting of the event in the state.