Here’s a letter that has been trending online about thee Canadian Government acknowledging Igbo day celebration in the country.The letter was written by Ralph Goodale, on behalf of the Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau.Read below:
“Greetings to the Igbo Day of Art and Culture On behalf of Prime Minister Trudeau and the Government of Canada it is my honour to extend greetings and good wishes to al/ those attending the Igbo Day of Art and Culture here 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.
“As you gather members of the Igbo community and guests for the biennia/celebration of Igbo arts and culture, you celebrate and increase awareness of the rich Igbo history around the world and here in Saskatchewan.
“I wish you a wonderful evening of excellent art, entertainment & cuisine. By helping to share Igbo culture, traditions, knowledge and understanding, you are also helping to strengthen and enrich Canada”.