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Argungu Fish Festival


The ARGUNGUN Fishing Festival or ARGUNGUN Dance Festivalis an annual four-day festival held in Kebbi State, in the north-western part of Northern Nigeria.

The region is made up of fertile river areas with much irrigation and orchards (lambu in Hausa). The majority of fishermen are the followers of Islam and also predominantly farmers.

Kanta museum is the main historical centre in ARGUNGU for visitors across the globe. People troop in from around the world to witness ARGUNGU just to witness the colourful occasion. The main purpose of the ARGUNGU fishing festival is for fishing and unity.


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