Mrs. Ganiat Oloruntoyin Atekoja, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts, and Culture, engaged with tourism stakeholders in Lagos State during a forum organized by the Ministry. The event took place at the Ministry’s Conference Room.
During the gathering, the Permanent Secretary highlighted the forum’s purpose, which is to address and deliberate on various aspects influencing tourism advancement in Lagos State. Atekoja emphasized that Lagos possesses a rich array of tourism assets, including breathtaking landscapes, historical landmarks, cultural heritage sites, and picturesque beaches. She emphasized the potential to harness these resources to generate employment opportunities for the local population.
Atekoja urged stakeholders to maintain their collaboration with the State Government and to continue proposing innovative concepts to propel the industry forward. She stressed the importance of establishing a sustainable and inclusive tourism sector that benefits not only the present generation but also those to come.
Mrs. Ime Udoh, the State Coordinator of the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), commended the proactive initiative taken by the new Permanent Secretary. She expressed that ongoing collaboration with stakeholders is pivotal for advancing the tourism sector in Lagos State. The event saw the participation of other notable figures, including Mr. Tunde Kolade, the Coordinator of FTAN Southwest Vice President; Hon. Apata Samson Nunayon, Chairman of the Association of Tourism Practitioners of Nigeria (ATPN); Mr. Frank Meke, a media expert; and Prince Femi Fadina, among others.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn