Olojo Festival: Osun Govt. to Prioritise Tourism
Osun state Governor, Mr Gboyega Oyetola has restated his administration’s commitment to prioritise tourism for huge economic gains and rapid development of the State.
Governor Oyetola who stated this at year 2020 Olojo festival in Ile Ife assured that his government was fully aware of the abundant opportunities inherent in the preservation and promotion of the state’s heritage and tourism.
He said government was resolved to prioritise the tourism sector as one of the economic pillars to drive the State’s economy.
Governor Oyetola described as huge the contributions of culture and tourism infrastructure to the economic development of the State hence the need for government to give priority to the sector.
The governor said government was making stringent efforts to build a sustainable tourism industry in the State through collaboration with local and international partners.
In a remark, Oni of ife,Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi maintained that culture remained symbol of identity, saying critical stakeholders in the tourism sector must be alive to their responsibilities by promoting Yoruba culture to international community.
Oba Ogunwusi emphasized the need government to harness the nation cultural potential for employment and wealth creation.