The first lady of Nigeria, Patience Faka Jonathan on Saturday November 24, 2012 declared open the 8th edition of the Abuja National Carnival.
The event which held at the Eagle Square in Abuja was preceded by a procession which commenced from Area 1, Garki, Abuja by contingents from participating states of the federation and visiting cultural troupes drawn from ten countries across Asia, Europe and America.
The celebration included dance, music, drama and fashion parade. Parents and youths were not left out as they trooped out in their numbers to partake in the celebration.
Check out pictures from the event:
Photo credit: Federal Ministry of Information