2016 World Tourism day: Oyo votes for Aso Ofi in Iseyin

THE Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has decided to look inward in celebrating this year’s World Tourism day which will hold on Tuesday 27 September 2016.

According to the Commissioner for information, Culture and Tourism, Prince Toye Arulogun “The Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has taken a retrospective review of the manner and ways which past world tourism days had been celebrated in the state and has directed that this year’s event must not only be celebrated with a view of promoting an indigenous trade but also must be celebrated outside ibadan.”

According to Prince Arulogun “ His Excellency who is masses and tourism friendly is of the opinion that we should take and spread the gospel of tourism to the people in the rural areas and make them feel the import of the tourism sub sector “

He informed that “It is on this basis that we have decided to invite you   all  and tourism stakeholders in Oyo state to Iseyin ,on  Tuesday 27 September 2016 for this year World Tourism Day celebration “

Prince Arulogun pointed out that “The vision of Governor Ajimobi at hosting the celebration in Iseyin aptly tally with this year’s theme of World Tourism day “Tourism for all – Promoting Universal accessibility ‘. Noting that, the governor is directly promoting accessibility to Iseyin for the world to see and appreciate the making of Aso – Ofi “

Prince Arulogun informed that “We are making a great departure from the past celebration. It is being branded in a carnival mode which will enabled the people of Iseyin to benefit from the ripples economic effect of the celebration””

He informed that by the special grace of God  , Senator Ajimobi  the Governor of Oyo sate bearing any unforeseen circumstances  would be the special guest of honour as Oba  Ganiyu Adekunle Salawu Ologunebi , Ajinase I, Aseyin of Iseyin will  be the host “

He revealed that “we are also planning to take a short trip to Ado Awaye hanging lake, the only one in Africa if rain permits. All in the celebrating the day in alignment with this year’s theme “

Prince Arulogun assured citizen of Oyo state of the commitment of Governor Ajimobi to the development and enhancement of the untapped tourism potentialities of the state for the purpose of generating employment, mobilizing wealth, empowerment and development of the rural areas

He revealed that “Governor Ajimobi is mobilizing the tourism sector of the state to stimulate wealth, generate revenue and create employment for the people. These and other efforts of the Governor will definitely further make our state great “