Kebbi revives Argungu Fishing Festival

By Kabir Dankatsina

BIRNIN KEBBI—TEN years after it last held, Kebbi State government has
concluded arrangements to hold Argungu International Fishing Festival next
year, Governor Abubakar Bagudu, has disclosed.

He told newsmen in Birnin Kebbi, during an interactive session to mark the
nation’s 57thIndependence anniversary.

Governor Bagudu said: “After considering its social and economic values, this
administration deems it necessary to organise this festival so that the world
will come to Kebbi. The events will most likely come up in its usual month of

According to him, preparation for the festival has started with clearing of all
premises and renovation of structures.

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