Bashorun MD Eseyin FPOP: Culture and Civility Ambassadors

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Culture and civility begins with us. It is recognizing and caring for one’s identity, needs and beliefs without degrading someone else’s in the process.

A society endowed as ours need to strengthen our cultural diversity and civil approach in all endeavors, by doing so people will live in harmony without fear of attack and a sense of belonging

From political perspective, it is about negotiating interpersonal power such that everyone’s voice is heard, and nobody is ignored.

In contribution to this supposition and in acknowledgement that cultural diversity brings about development, innovation and supports positive ideas and contributions, MD Eseyin organized events to promote cross cultural diversity and peaceful cohabitation, he also organized the First ever Miss Kogi beauty peagent, tagged “The African Face of Kogi and Cultural Exhibition 2005.”

The event which took place in collaboration with the then Kogi State Government under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism with the Department of Local Government Affairs.

In 2016, whilst in office as the Special Adviser to the Government of Kogi State, he facilitated the sponsorship for Obangogo Annual Festival, Kabba by Her Excellency, Hajia Rashidat Bello, the wife of the Governor.

In attestation and commendation to his dogged approach to strengthening our cultural diversity and civility in the country. The World Civility Day Spoke Person, His Excellency Amb. Clyde Rivers PhD announced the appointment of Ambassador MD Eseyin FPOP in 2020 as “Ambassador of World Civility Day.”

In appreciating his efforts towards this achievement and others, his community bestowed on him the chieftaincy title of Oluomo of Orokere kingdom while his maternal home town decorated him the Bashorun of Okagi kingdom respectively.

If elected to represent us (Kogi West Senatorial District) at the red chamber of the National assembly, he will promulgate and sponsor bills that will help to dispel negative stereotypes and personal biases about different groups, ensure recognition and respect for the ways of others so that as we interact with them and build bridges of trust, respect and understanding accross cultures.







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