Use tourism to showcase Nigeria’s beauty, diversity, Tourism Minister urges

Posted on: April 7, 2024, by :

The Nigerian Minister of Tourism, Mrs Lola Ade-John, on Friday urged Nigerians to use tourism as a means of showcasing Nigeria’s beauty and diversity to the world.  The minister made the call during her fact finding tour of Nigeria’s foremost resort, La Campagne Tropicana Beach and Forest Resort, Ikegun, Lagos.

The minister was received by the Founder of the beach resort, Chief Olawanle Akinboboye, who led her and her entourage on a tour of the vast 65 acres of the resort.

 “Through initiatives like La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort, we harness tourism’s power to showcase Nigeria’s beauty and diversity while fostering economic growth and sustainable development.

 “I urge all stakeholders present to continue supporting endeavours that celebrate our Nigerian identity and promote our cultural heritage, ensuring places like La Campagne Tropicana serve as beacons of pride and inspiration,” she said.

The minister said she would be deeply committed to promoting and preserving the Nigerian heritage for the enjoyment of present and future generations.

She described the tourism asset as a beacon of creativity and ingenuity.

She appreciated Akinboboye for allowing her team to immerse themselves in the vibrant tapestry of the Nigerian culture and heritage visible everywhere at the resort.

She also expressed her appreciation to the management of the beach resort for its unwavering commitment to excellence and dedication to showcasing the best of Nigeria.

According to her, she remains optimistic that her visit will mark the beginning of a new era, a renaissance of Nigerian culture and heritage shining brightly for generations to come.

 “La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort is a beacon of creativity and ingenuity, a testament to Nigeria’s richness and diversity.

 “Through its intricate presentation of architecture, cultural practices, cuisine, and entertainment, the resort encapsulates the essence of our unique identity, inviting visitors to discover and appreciate our heritage.

 “As we gather amidst the breathtaking beauty of this resort, let’s reflect on the significance of our shared cultural heritage.

 “Nigeria, with its myriad traditions, languages, and customs, is a treasure trove of diversity, a mosaic of experiences waiting to be explored and celebrated.

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