Danfodites Served Delicate Meals by Yoruba Students’ Group

Delicious Yoruba meals were “freely” served to some students of Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto State (UDUS) during a cultural feast recently held by Offa Students’ Union (OSU).

The event which took place at Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida Center of the institution was tagged: ‘Anamo Night or Potatoes’ Night’ and featured traditional foods freely served to Danfodites who were present.

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Speaking with WikkiTimes’ Campus Gist, Abdullahi Akorede, a 400-level student of Faculty of Education and outgoing President of the union, explained that the essence of the feast is to promote cultural heritage of the ancient town, Offa — a popular town in Kwara State.

“We’ve organised this august occasion as we usually do in a bid to give a glaring voice to the legacy of our forefathers whom I’m sure will be happy with what we’re all doing here,” Akorede also known as Solution said. “We appreciate the indefatigable support of the management of this great citadel of learning, important dignitaries, the contributions of members of the association and our fellow students who are here with us.”

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Solution, noted that Offa is a prominent town in Kwara State of North central Nigeria and popular for its agricultural economy, with a focus on the production of sweet potatoes.

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Abdullateef Idris, one of the organisers, told Campus Gist that a drama session was added to the event as a form of comic relief. According to him, the feast was embellished with an interactive session where students were asked different questions about their heritage. Other side attractions include talent shows, games and comedies.


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