Friday, July 19, 2019

Canadian Minister wishes everyone Happy Igbo Day in Regina - ITREALMS

As the Igbo community of Saskatchewan-Canada prepare to celebrate the 2019 Nigerian-Canadian heritage on August 3, Canada's Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Honourable Ralph Goodale has sent greetings to the Igbo Cultural Association of Saskatchewan (ICAS), ITREALMS.

Prime Minister Trudeau on behalf of the Government of Canada, Minister Goodale expressed pleasure to extend greetings to everyone who will be attending Igbo Day in Regina.

"As Canadians, we draw strength from our diversity. The growing Igbo community here in Regina, across the province and across Canada espouses that sentiment and plays an important part in our mosaic of cultures," Minister Goodale said.

The Minister recognizes ICAS' work in celebrating and increasing "awareness of the rich Igbo history around the world and here in Saskatchewan."

Minister Goodale wished everyone "a wonderful evening of excellent art, entertainment and cuisine."

President, Igbo Cultural Association of Saskatchewan, Dr. Chidi Igwe said that more information about ICAS and the 2019 Igbo Day of Arts and Culture, is available here.

Chuks Egbune/Editor

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