Senate Tourism Committee Chairman, Ireti Kingibe, Commends Gov. Oyebanji’s Tourism Drive

Senate Tourism Committee Chairman, Ireti Kingibe, Commends Gov. Oyebanji’s Tourism Drive

Senator Ireti Kingibe, Chairman of the Senate Tourism Committee, lauded Governor Oyebanji of Ekiti State for his remarkable efforts in advancing the tourism industry during a recent speech delivered in Abuja. Senator Kingibe also praised the Minister of Tourism, Mrs. Lola Ade John, for her dedication to steering Nigeria’s tourism sector towards success.

The commendations came following Senator Kingibe’s attendance as a special guest of honor at the resuscitated meeting of the Tourism Minister with Commissioners for Tourism, Director Generals of Tourism, Permanent Secretaries, General Managers, and Directors of Tourism held at Sandralia Hotel Jabi Abuja. Senator Kingibe was engaged by Barrister Wale Ojo-Lanre, the Director-General of the Ekiti State Bureau of Tourism, following a photo session at the event.

In her remarks, Senator Kingibe expressed admiration for Governor Oyebanji’s efforts in showcasing Ekiti State’s tourism potential to a global audience. She stated, “My greetings to your Governor. He is a great gentleman who is sequentially showcasing and marketing Ekiti State as a preferred destination. I am impressed by his tourism drift. Even your dress sense markets Ekiti State.”

Governor Oyebanji’s commitment to promoting Ekiti State as a prime tourism destination has garnered praise from Senator Kingibe, highlighting his strategic approach and innovative marketing initiatives. The collaboration between the Ekiti State government and tourism stakeholders has been instrumental in elevating the state’s profile on the national and international stage.

Senator Kingibe’s recognition of Governor Oyebanji’s tourism drive underscores the importance of proactive leadership and partnership in driving sustainable tourism growth in Nigeria. As the tourism sector continues to evolve, such initiatives play a crucial role in attracting visitors, boosting economic development, and preserving cultural heritage.

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