Erelu Asa of Nigeria, Duchess Funmi Rotiba has called for conscious efforts by the custodians of culture and tradition and stakeholders to continue to promote our Cultural heritage and prevent it from going into extinction.
Erelu in her message to Nigerians on the 2018 World Cultural Day said every tribe in Nigeria is endowed with rich and unique culture and there is need to protect it and prevent undue influence of foreign culture from overriding it.
‘Our culture is our identity, we should not loose it, we should be proud of it she said “.
“Culture promotes morals and this helps in building a healthy society, we should not only teach the younger ones but also demonstrate and live by example ”
She urge people not to limit showcasing of our cultural heritage to wearing natives dress alone on occasions and special days but to explore all avenue to showcase it to the beauty of our culture to the world .
The cultural icon while commending the traditional rulers in Yoruba land and other custodians of culture and tradition for upholding and promoting the culture and tradition of the race promised to partner with any organization established on the basis of promoting culture and tradition”