Prominent Ekiti Oba, Oluyin lauds Oyebanji on tourism

By Samuel Ogunsona

The Governor of Ekiti State, Abiodun Oyebanji has been commended for creating a paradign shift in tourism development in the State.

The Oluyin of Iyin Ekiti His Royal Majesty, the Oluyin of Iyin, Oba Adeniyi Ajakaiye extolled the leadership quality of. Oyebanji citing tourism as one of the areas he has performed greatly.

He commended Oyebanji’s Initiative in elevating Ekiti tourism credentials.

The royal father extolled Oyebanji for his visionary leadership in promoting Ekiti’s tourism sector.

The Oluyin expressed his gratitude for the Governor’s initiative in inviting the Minister of Tourism, Mrs. Lola Ade John, to the upcoming Hike Ekiti Mountain Easter Tourism Carnival, meticulously crafted by the Bureau of Tourism Development and Discover Ekiti Tourism Club.

Irohinoodua was informed that Oba Adeniyi Ajakaiye conveyed his delight at the collaboration between the Federal Government and the Ekiti State Government in harnessing the rich tourism potential of the nation. This synergistic approach, he noted, signifies a significant stride towards the holistic development of Nigeria’s tourism landscape.

Furthermore, the Oluyin of Iyin lavished praise upon Barrister Wale Ojo-Lanre, the Director-General of the Ekiti State Bureau of Tourism Development, for his unwavering dedication to showcasing Ekiti’s diverse tourism assets. He acknowledged Barrister Ojo-Lanre’s passion as a driving force behind the successful promotion of Ekiti’s cultural and natural heritage on both local and global stages.

In anticipation of the Minister’s visit, the Oluyin assured a warm and resounding reception for Mrs. Lola Ade John, Alhaji Nura Kangiwa, DG, National Institute for Hotel and Tourism and Chief Folarin Coker, DG, Nigeria Tourism Development Authority, upon their arrival in Iyin Ekiti.
He emphasized the significance of the occasion, particularly the exploration of the iconic Abanijorin Rock during the scheduled hike, as a testament to Ekiti’s abundant natural wonders.

As the custodian of Iyin’s cultural heritage, the Oluyin of Iyin extends his heartfelt appreciation to Governor Biodun Oyebanji, Mrs. Lola Ade John, Alhaji Nura Kangiwa, Chief Folarin Coker, and all stakeholders involved in elevating Ekiti’s tourism industry to greater heights.

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