Parents and children today trooped out en masse to welcome Amuludun’s Santa Claus who has brought so many gifts from Rome.
In his welcome address at the opening ceremony of 2018 Father Xmas arrival, the Zonal Director, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN, Ibadan, Alhaji Muhammed Bello thanked God for the gift of life, emphasized the need to emulate the teachings of Christ.
The Zonal Director, who was represented by the Deputy Director of Marketing, Mrs. Bolanle Owoyemi, said Xmas is celebrated everywhere in the world to commemorate the birth of Christ.
Alhaji Muhammed Bello however urged Nigerians to show love among one another to emulate the gesture of Christ who died for us.
Speaking, the Chairman Amuludun Father Xmas 2018, Chairman Akinyele South Local Government, Honourable Olumide Yakubu Alli and Chair Lady of the event, wife of the Chairman Atiba Local Government, Mrs. Toyosi Okeniyi emphasized that this period is a time to show love, however, he commended FRCN for the programme.
Hon. Olumide Alli and Mrs. Omolara Aremu enjoined parents and guardians to make their wards see the importance of Christmas.
Chairman of the Father Christmas committee, FRCN, Reverend Niyi Dahunsi urged parents to bring their children to Amuludun Father Xmas show at very cheaper rate.
Some parents at the opening ceremony of the arrival of Amuludun Santa Claus expressed satisfaction and urged others to emulate Amuludun’s gesture.
In an interview with some of the children, they said they are grateful to God for making them witness another Christmas, urging their parents to always provide their needs on time.
Highlights of the event include choreography by Peculiar Nursery and Primary School, Moniya, Ibadan, tying of headgear, musical entertainment by a gospel singer, Mrs. Toyosi Akinya among others.
Dignitaries at the event include, Management of Radio Nigeria Ibadan, Zonal Station, Amuludun, Director Education, Atiba Local Government, Mrs. Okeniyi, friends and family of Radio Nigeria.