Alaafin of Oyo urges governments to invest in tourism for sustainable growth


Governments at all levels have been charged to embark on development of tourist centers in their areas in order to greatly improve their internally generated revenue to ensure rapid socio-economic growth for the betterment of Nigerians.

His Imperial Majesty, Oba (Dr) Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi, the Alaafin of Oyo and the permanent Chairman, Oyo State Council of Obas and Chiefs, gave this charge in Oyo during the week when members of the Central Planning Committee for ‘Iyake Festival’ led by Oba Olugbile Ademola Folakanmi, the Alado of Ado Awaye, paid him a courtesy visit in his palace.

According to Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, “instead of relying on monthly allocation from the Federation…

Source: Nigerian Tribune