As part of his commitment to foster lasting attitudinal change in Nigeria, the Director General, MallamLanre Issa-Onilu has taken the campaign to the grassroots.
At the palace of HRM Oba AbdulRasheed Ayotunde Olabomi, Aragbiji Of Iragbiji. Odundun II, in Iragbiji, Osun state. The ancient town warmly welcomed the DG (NOA) and his entourage, with vibrant traditional rites
on January 29, 2024.

At the occasion, the DG spoke about the agency’s upcoming workshop for first and second class chiefs/kings, focusing on peace and conflict resolution. Recognizing the evolving landscape, he stressed the vital role kings/chiefs play in government, bridging the generation gap, and addressing the impact of technology on society.

He also spoke about the parenting challenges due to foreign cultural influences, urging parents to counterbalance with Nigerian values. He outlined NOA’s plan to promote 60% local content to bolster national values.

The palace chiefs, market leaders, religious representatives, and youth leaders who were also present at the occasion expressed their concerns to the DG, many highlighted their concerns over indecent dressing and societal misfits. In his response, the DG attributed these issues to the influence of foreign content, assuring that NOA’s holistic approach, in collaboration with all Nigerians, will bring about positive change.

At the occasion, the DG was honored with the title ‘honorary sonship of Iragbiji’.

The occasion was brought to a close with the presentation of the Nigerian National flag to Oba AbdulRasheed Ayotunde Olabomi on behalf of the government.





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