July 21, 2024

Sanwo-Olu Hosts Delegation to Promote Tourism, Cultural Heritage in Lagos

Sanwo-Olu Hosts Delegation to Promote Tourism, Cultural Heritage in Lagos

Sanwo-Olu Hosts Delegation to Promote Tourism, Cultural Heritage in Lagos

 

By: Ogunleye Oluwapelumi

In a momentous event at Lagos House, Ikeja, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu had the honor of hosting a distinguished delegation led by Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman and CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM).

The delegation included Dr. Julius Marcus Garvey Jr., son of renowned civil rights leader Marcus Garvey, and David Anderson, the Jogbe of Badagry kingdom. With great enthusiasm, Governor Sanwo-Olu reiterated his administration’s commitment to transforming Lagos State into a global tourism hub, with a special focus on making Badagry a preferred destination for tourists.

Sanwo-Olu Hosts Delegation to Promote Tourism, Cultural Heritage in Lagos
Sanwo-Olu Hosts Delegation to Promote Tourism, Cultural Heritage in Lagos

During the visit, Governor Sanwo-Olu highlighted the importance of collaboration with relevant stakeholders, including the Diaspora community, to enhance and promote the Door of Return festival and the rich cultural heritage of Badagry, Lagos, and Nigeria. The governor commended Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa for her remarkable initiative and unwavering dedication to championing the interests of Nigerians in the Diaspora.

“I reiterated our dedication to transforming Lagos State into a global tourism by focusing on making Badagry, in particular, a preferred destination for tourists. During the visit, I also emphasized our administration’s commitment to collaborate with relevant stakeholders, including the Diaspora community, to enhance and promote the Door of Return festival and the cultural heritage of Badagry, Lagos, and Nigeria.

“I also commended Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa for her initiative and dedication to championing the interests of Nigerians in the Diaspora.” Sanwo-Olu said.

This collaboration aims to further boost tourism and showcase the unique historical significance of Badagry, attracting visitors from all over the world.

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