President, Association of Travel and Tourism Writers of Nigeria, Omolola Itayemi and her EXCO members, has lauded Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State on the appointment of Wale Ojo-Lanre as the Senior Special Assistant on Tourism Development.
Itayemi, Foremost Travel and Tourism journalist and Founder Yourtravelstartshere Ng Ltd, one of Africa’s top tourism and travel organisation in a chat with our correspondence stated that Governor Fayemi has made a right choice with the appointment of Ojo-Lanre who is also a force to be reckoned with in the tourism industry.
“We want to thank the governor for making the right choice in this appointment, and by this, we intend to work with the state towards being one of Nigeria’s top destinations,” Itayemi stated.
Ojo-Lanre was appointed as the Senior Special Assistant on Tourism Development, having served as the Director-General of Ekiti State Council for Arts and Culture under the same administration.
The appointment and 44 others were announced by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Yinka Oyebode to the media on Monday.
Itayemi , while congratulating Ojo-Lanre said his appointment will boost Ekiti State tourism programs of Governor Fayemi.
She said, “Ojo-Lanre’s wealth of experience both as a revered journalist and tourism expert will no doubt change the concept of development of tourism in Ekiti State. His unblemished string of successes as the Director-General of the State Council for Arts and Tourism speaks volume of his ability to deliver.”
She further reiterated Attwon’s commitment to the development of Nigeria’s tourism sector particularly states like Ekiti which has huge concentration on tourism development