The Organizing Committee of Argungu Polo Tournament and Cultural Fete just announced the hosting of this year’s Fete in Argungu, Kebbi State, Nigeria. The crowd pulling cultural tourism Fete will hold for 4 days in September, from the 8th to 11th, 2021.
According to a statement by Joesef Karim, a member of the organising committee, this year’s Argungu Cultural tourism Fete is the 4th in the row of tourism promotional events facilitated by the popular NSK Polo Ranch & Resort in collaboration with Argungu Emirate Council. It is noteworthy that in the previous Fetes, top Government officials and cultural troupes from Nigeria’s neighbouring countries have always graced the massive regional event where cultural camaraderie is displayed.
The Fete is one of the leading Cultural and Sports Tourism attractions in Nigeria. Amongst other things, it promotes the tourism industry and preserves our Cultural Heritage. It will further showcase the abundant tourism potentials of the people of Kebbi State and Nigeria at large for increased local and foreign investments.
True to type, the touristic programs lined-up for this year’s Fete include ‘Danbe’ Local Boxing/Wrestling, Camel racing, Horse racing, Mini Durbar, Folk dances and Bull fighting involving Nigerian and some West African teams.
The major highlight of the Fete is the Polo tournament which will attract more teams competing for various Cups namely; Governor’s Cup, Sultan’s Cup, Emir of Argungu’s Cup, Shehu Kangiwa’s Cup, King Appolus Chu’s Cup, and Abubakar Dangiwa Umar’s Cup.
The Local Organizing Committee of Argungu Polo Tournament and Cultural Fete 2021 has assured that the event will further entrench Nigeria in the global tourism map.