Nupe Horsemen To Thrill Spectators At Calabar Carnival

A 30-Man horse crew from the Etsu Nupe and Chairman, Niger State Council of Traditional Rulers, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar will participate in the 2017 Calabar Festival, which begins tomorrow Tuesday, December 26, in Calabar, Cross River state.

Gabe Onah, Chairman of the Carnival Commission while announcing this said not less than 26 states will take part in the carnival reports The Nation. The carnival, touted at the biggest street carnival in Africa, will host about 2 million tourist from Nigeria and abroad. 

The chairman noted that participants from states and local governments would display their rich cultural content and other unique aspects of their states and cultures.

He observed that Cultures are dynamic, and efforts have been made over the years to develop art and craft and take them to the next level at Calabar carnivals.

The theme of this year festival is tagged `Migration’.


  1. Hope this place turns out good. It’s great that this venue offers services such as catering, lighting, tables and chairs, table linen and parking. I am here to choose San Francisco venues for my event, glad to know that they do not put any restrictions regarding music played.


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