By Innocent Orok
A registered Non-Governmental Organization, fully owned by Nigerians, IRDNIGERIA is set to host all Nigerians across the 36 States of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja to a three- days Cultural festival aim at preaching peace and unity in the Country.
According to a statement signed by the President/CEO of IRDNIGERIA, Dr Chudi Nwolisa and the General Secretary, Alhaji Ibrahim Bello, the three -days festival is scheduled to take place in the old parade ground of the Abuja FCT from January 24th to 26th 2019.
The statement said that one of the visions of the organization is anchored on a multi-faceted program with a strong public enlightenment/citizens engagement for the development and sustenance of Peace and Unity in Nigeria.
On why it’s organising the National cultural festival for peace and unity in Nigeria it said “Considering the level of disunity and unrest across parts of Nigeria, IRDNigeria is organizing a National Cultural Festival for Peace and Unity which is billed to hold in Abuja, at the Old Parade Ground, Area 10, between Thursday, January 24th through Saturday 26th2019.
“This festival promises to attract cultural troupes from all 36 States of the Country and FCT, dignitaries from all walks of life, emissaries, royal fathers, business community amongst others”.
The event which is for all Nigerians and friends of Nigeria is not limited to any individual or group, but rather is a national event to further bined Nigerians together for greater cultural harmony and peaceful coexistence.
“We do not intend to limit this event to individuals or group of persons within certain geographical zones. We hope for this to be a national event, one that will allow for the fusion of several cultures, arts displays, local games, dances, food exhibition amongst other peace and
unifying tools from all over the country.
In this light, we urge for your support in terms of sponsorship towards making this a huge success”.the statement further stateted.
The event has also designed sponsorship packages for participating individuals and groups in categories such as Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze .
The Platinum category which cost N14,900,00 attracts the following benefits ,exclusive award naming right,
banner on www. for 12months, unlimited branding right of the event venue, prominent backdrop design at the event red-carpet section, brand red carpet decoration, post event programmes will carry sponsors logo for one year, prelude to the next edition. Others are 10 VIP Tickets to the event, logo on all print and marketing materials, logo on event T-Shirt, table presence at social media mixer, picnic, workshop and all official events of organizers, inserts in registration Packets ,full cover of award brochure,heavy social and electronic media publicity, constant mentioning in all media outing by organizers, among many others.
The gold, silver and bronze categories also attracted various fees with several packages that will add value to participants businesses and organition’s integrity.
The IRDNIGERIA national peace and unity cultural festival is the first of such festival be organise by an indigenous non- governmental organisation in Nigeria