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Akpabio, Dickson, Oduah honoured for tourism initiatives at Agro- Tourism award by Sagewonders(m) : 5:40 pm On Nov 03, 2015
There is always a reward to everyone that work hard in the tourism industry just the same way these three set of people decided to standout and now they are been rewarded.
Senator Godswill Akpabio, former governor of Akwa Ibom State; Hon. Seriake Dickson, Governor of Bayelsa state and Senator Princess Stella Oduah, former minister of aviation were recently honoured for their tourism initiatives at Tourism world interactive session and dinner held in Abuja recently.
According to the organisers of the event, Tourism World International and Savana Farms Limited, Chief Dr. Godswill Akpabio was recognied for transforming Akwa Ibom state into a tourist destination, while Hon. Seriake Dickson, was honoured for the establishment of an international Hospitality and Tourism Institute in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State and Senator Princess Stella Oduah, for the transformation and modification of the Nigerian Airports during her tenure as Minister for Aviation.
In his address, executive director, Tourism World International, Mr Uwakwe Solomon said the aim of the project was to showcase the hospitality, travel/tourism industries with special focus on the documentaries of Nigerian spectacular tourist sites and Agric-Tourism project that can rapidly improve Nigeria’s sustainable development standard which
will lead to increase in national GDP growth,
massive job/wealth creation and poverty
This Tourism development project was launched at the prestigious Trans-Corp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, on Thursday, January 22, 2015 in an epoch event which showcased the Appreciation of tourism practice, tourism documentary slide show and a comprehensive Agro-Tourism lecture with special
recognition to some tourism legends.
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