The Cultural Trade Group under the aegies of the Radio, Television, Theatre and Arts Workers Union of Nigeria (RATTAWU) has urged the Federal Government to fund tourism in order to stimulate the Nation’s economy.
Mr Akpausoh Akpausoh, General Secretary of RATTAWU said this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.
He said that there was need for government to revamp the Cultural Heritage of the country and stimulate the tourism sector in Nigeria in order to benefit from the various opportunities of the sector.
“We call on the government and other stakeholders in the cultural sector to demonstrate the relevance of culture by stimulating tourism that is fast becoming a money spinning venture for many countries.
“We also express worry over the poor funding of the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the cultural sector which has been a huge setback to the actualisation of their goals of growing the sector,” he said.
The general secretary of the group, while…