Kogi Inaugurates Tourism Advisory Council

Kogi Inaugurates Tourism Advisory Council

Governor Yayaha Bello has appointed and inaugurated a nine-man committee to fastrack the historic and natural tourism potential of Kogi State. The state boasts of several historic tourist sites and should naturally be the nation’s tourism hub and improving the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of the state.

Amongst the sites are:Lord Lugard Rest House on Mount Patti (1900-1914AD; European Cemetery (1896AD);Location of British Flag Hoisting (1900AD) and The Confluence point of Rivers Niger and Benue.

The state disclosed in a statement that council is chaired by Otunba Olusegun Runsewe while the members are: the internationally renowned Nike Okundaye of Nike Art Gallery , CEO of La Campagne Tropicana Resort, Wale Akinboboye;

Dr. Ronke Bello, Mr Joseph Makoju and Kehinde Quadri Adu. The Kogi State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Salifu Idachaba, is the alternate chair while Femi Bolaji serves as the secretary.

The inauguration was done by Kogi State Deputy Governor H.E Edward Onoja on behalf of the governor.

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