Alhaji Rabo Saleh, the National President Federation of Tourism Association of Nigeria(FTAN) says that every Nigerian and stakeholder in the tourism sector should make efforts to developing the sector.
Saleh made the observation on Thursday during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.
He also said that the government had to come up with good policies in the tourism sector that would help in building the economy.
According to him, the government needs to develop infrastructure, create securities for tourism to flourish in the country.
“All these are roles to be played, so the private sector will join forces with the government to package the tours.
“The tourism operators need to come up with good packages with good prices so that people can be able to afford them.
“If these things are done, if there is good accessibility, good roads are created by the government, private investors will invest in tourism sites.
“They will create conveniences, create restaurants around public sites and bring in local people to sell souvenirs to make money.
“So, this is a collective thing that everybody needs to put their hands together to move it forward,” he said.
The FTAN president appealed to the Federal Government to take a critical steps in bringing stakeholders together to do the needful for tourism the sector to flourish in the country.