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Institute students in Nigeria celebrate national and Latter-day Saint heritage

Young adults who attend the Calabar Nigeria Institute held an activity, called “Our Heritage,” on October 1, 2011, Nigerian Independence Day. Some 200 Latter-day Saints and their friends attended the event.

At the activity students sang cultural songs and the Nigerian national anthem; participated in a fashion parade in which they were adorned in traditional Nigerian clothing, and performed a drama portraying the story of the country gaining its independence. In addition, Solomon Asha, president of the Calabar Nigeria Stake, addressed the students and encouraged them to continue to participate in institute.

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