FG to work with northern states to revive durbar festival

The Federal Government is to work with the states in Northern Nigeria to revive the Durbar Festival because of its huge potential to showcase the pristine African culture and also create jobs. The Minister of Culture and Tourism, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, stated this in Abuja on Wednesday when he received the Governor of Bauchi State, Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar, on a courtesy visit to his office. “Until recently, Durbar used to be a fixed cultural item in many parts of Northern Nigeria and it’s about time we revived it.