Varsity Don Advocates Integration of Cultural Studies in Education Curriculum

Varsity Don Advocates Integration of Cultural Studies in Education Curriculum

Dr. Vincent Paul a University Don in the Department of Entrepreneurship Studies at Nasarawa State University Keffi, on Monday advocated the integration of Cultural Studies in the Educational Curriculum to foster unity, peace, and respect for the nation’s diversity.

He made the call in a keynote address during the Eggon Annual Cultural Festival in the Galle Community of Nassarawa Eggon Local Government Area of the State.

The Eggon Cultural Event tagged Galle Day is an annual performance that brings together Eggon sons and daughters especially from the Galle Community of Nasarawa Eggon local government area of Nasarawa State to brainstorm on issues of development.

Speaking on the theme “Celebrating Our Culture, Honouring Our Heroes and Building Our Future,” Dr. Vincent Paul called on leaders to pay more attention to harnessing the potential endowed in the nation’s cultural heritage given its crucial roles in shaping and reorganizing the society.

He emphasized the need for the government to initiate programmes aimed at developing the capacity of the local communities, institutions, and professional bodies involved in the preservation of cultural artifacts as part of efforts towards sustainable unity of the country.

Dr. Vincent Paul enjoined the elite, the academia, and the political class to focus on innovative ideas for promoting cross-cultural understanding, tolerance, and respect for the diversity of the citizens.

During the event, the Galle Community presented a Charity Champion Award to a National Youth Corps Member Miss Kamsi Awforkansi serving at Government Secondary School Nasarawa Eggon for her exceptional service to the area.

Miss Awforkansi who is from Enugu State said that the award by the Galle Community was a stepping stone to her to do more for humanity.

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