‘Let’s preserve our indigenous languages’

5Wife of former Governor of Lagos State, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, has called on Nigerians to preserve their indigenous languages, saying the lingua franca of an ethnic group remains the most important vehicle for promoting the culture and history of the people.

Senator Oluremi made the call, weekend, at the 29th anniversary/3rd biennial conference and fund raising for its project by Eriegwa Itsekiri Ladies Society, in Lagos.

Oluremi, who was the Special Guest of Honour at the occasion, urged Nigerians not to allow the lingua franca of  the various ethnic groups  in the country, including the Itsekiri language, to go into extinction.

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