BY OYE AGUNBIADE
Some of the challenges confronting Nigeria have been traced to the family which is the smallest unit of the society.
This formed the consensus of speakers at the 2021 RATTAWU Arts and Culture Day held in Akure.
Harping on this, the chairman of the occasion, former Permanent secretary Ondo state ministry of Arts and culture, Mr Sunday Agbotoba who noted that many parents abandoned their responsibilities for the school called for a policy that would make the family responsive to societal development.
In a remark, the chairman planning committee of the event and RATTAWU state vice chairman, Mrs Yemisi Olakojo said despite various challenges facing the nation, certain individuals distinguished themselves by being in the vanguard for cultural revival in the nation hence the awards of recognition for them.
Some of the awardees who were honoured for their contributions to arts and culture included the secretary to the state government, Princess Oladunni Odu, permanent secretary ministry of Arts and culture, Mrs Boladale Akinyanmi, Mrs Bukola Ogunkua of Alalaye FM, Ondo state RATTAWU chairman, Mr Kayode Olorunfemi and Prophet Olumide Claudi.
Dignitaries at the event included the Olowo of Owo, Oba Gbadegesin Ogunoye, General Manager Positive FM, Akure, Mr Tunde Abiodun and Princess Medinat Ajanaku