By Our Correspondent, Toto.
Central pilot Science primary school Toto was agog, Tuesday as dignitaries, from all walks of life including, traditional rulers and other well-meaning individuals who converged to witness the launching of the much-awaited album tittle “Eze Zee Mize” produced by award-winning Egbira music artist, Mrs. Amina Asabe Iganuma.
Apart from dignitaries who graced the event, there were also music artists who added color to the event by thrilling the audience with their favorite songs.
Shortly after only listening to the different songs rendered by her colleagues in the music business, the celebrant, Mrs. Amina Asabe Iganuma, gave a brief speech using Egbira’s tongue before mounting a stage with her popular song accompanied by her supporters across the board.
She lamented the way Egbira culture has been abandoned by the elders, calling for its revival, stressing that the music she produced was inspired through dreams, thus, passing messages to the elders to wake up and project the image and culture of their forefathers.
The chief launcher at the event, a legal luminary, principal Barrister Yakubu Galadima, described the celebrant, Amina Asabe Iganuma as a cultural promoter, who, through her commitment and selfless service has taken the Egbira language to a greater height.
Barrister Galadima called on Music artists to be more creative and avoid indulging in acts of piracy and copyright as it is against the law of the land.
Speaking in an interview, the chief executive of Maikaya development foundation, Muhammed Musa Maikaya, said the celebration of culture is one of the things that unite people to achieve the desired goal, urging Egbira sons and daughters to always support whoever is out to promote their cultural heritage.
On their part, the Onah of Toto, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Muhammad Umar Azaki, and a politician, who is seeking to represent Toto-Gadabuke at the Nasarawa state house of Assembly, Hon. Muhammad Garba Isimbabi, called for unity among Egbira people in Toto and other ethnic nationalities for development to thrive just as they applauded the celebrant for her efforts towards promoting Egbira culture and solicited its sustenance.
The event featured the official launching of the album by the dignitaries as well as traditional dance.