The Ogun State Governor , Dapo Abiodun , on Thursday declared that Adire fabric would become official school uniform in all public schools in the state , starting from next term .
The governor also called on the Federal Government to adopt Adire as attire for national events and as a cultural symbol in the nation’ s foreign missions .
Abiodun made the call during the inauguration of the Ogun Adire Digital Market Place at the June 12 Cultural centre , Kuto , Abeokuta .
He said , “ For us in Ogun State and starting from next term , plans are on to make Adire an integral part of school uniform fabric for our public primary and secondary schools .
“ Plans have reached advanced stage to make Adire an important aspect of everyday life , as all top government functionaries in the state now wear Adire on Fridays , just as plans are underway to make the Adire part of school uniform .