The traditional head of Lokoja, Muhammadu Kabir has approved the cancellation of the 2020 Donkwo Fishing Festival in Lokoja, the capital of Kogi State.
The announcement was made by the organizers of the Lokoja Forum of Patriots on Wednesday. The festival Coordinator, Umar Nnda, and LFP Chairman, Idris Babango, in a statement, disclosed that Maigari arrived at the decision after deliberations with the stakeholders.
The statement said;
“Going ahead to stage this year edition of the festival will not only put the health of our people and other guests at risk, but will also amount to an affront against the law and constituted authorities,” they said.