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August 13th Declared As “Edo Language Day” | Endorsed by Eminent Edo Citizens

History made: Edo Citizens Endorsed August 13th  as Edo Language Day declared by  NEBO TV Canada (Nekpen Obasogie)

The declaration was made at the first worldwide Edo Language Seminar organized by the University of Benin in collaboration with NEBO TV. It was a historic event that featured many dignitaries from the Benin kingdom. They connected via Zoom on Saturday, August 13th, 2022 to strategize on how to preserve, revitalize, harmonize and standardize the Edo Language orthography. It was their response to the warning over the potential extinction of the Edo language and many other Indigenous languages across the globe. Among the dignitaries who endorsed the declaration include the former governor of Edo state, Chief Lucky Nosakhare Igbinedion, High Priest Osemwegie Ebohon, Barrister Osagie Obayuwana, Lady Aghabiomon Ogbeiwi, Pa Felix Eghianruwa Omoruyi, Professor Victor Edosa Omozuwa, Chief Dr. Billy Osawaru, Dr. Patricia Fadaka-Igbinovia, Ambassador Joe Ehigiamusoe, Kingsley Omosigho, His Royal Highness Felix Omorodion (the Duke of Evbohuan), CHief Val. E. Samson Ezoba, Engr. Isaac Igbinosun, Professor Alex Igbineweka, Professor Esohe Mercy Omoregbe, Mrs. Mercy Osatohanmwen Edebiri-Kuku, Itohan Evbagharu, Osholene Oshobugie Upiomoh, Prince Jessy Osemwegie Isibor, Mrs. Adesuwa Obasohan, Steffy Uwaifo, Professor Anthonia Adedevoh, First Female Mechanic in Nigeria, Sandra Aguebor, Mrs. Adesuwa Joyce Osunde, Judith Fadaka-Roland, Pst Mrs. Margaret Oghosa Agbonifo and more! The seminar was hosted by Mr. Tunde Obazee, Nekpen Obasogie, Queen Amina, Nicole Kats, and Sandra Idubor. Click on the link to watch the program on YouTube

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