Governor Yayaha Bello has appointed and inaugurated a 9-man committee to fast track the historic and natural tourism potentials of Kogi State.
Kogi State boasts of several historic tourist sites and should naturally be the nation’s tourism hub.
One equally aimed at improving the IGR of the state.
Amongst the sites are: Lord Lugard Rest House on Mount Patti (1900-1914AD); European Cemetery (1896AD); Location of British Flag Hoisting (1900AD); European Cemetery (1896AD); The Confluence
point of Rivers Niger and Benue.
The council is chaired by Otunba Olusegun Runsewe.
Other members of the committee are: the internationally renowned Nike Okundaye of Nike Art Gallery; Wale Akinboboye, CEO of La Campagne Tropicana Resort, Badagry; Dr Ronke Bello, Mr Joseph Makoju and Kehinde Quadri Adu.
Salifu Idachaba, the Kogi state commissioner for culture and tourism, is the alternate chair while Femi Bolaji serves as the secretary.
The inauguration was done by Kogi State Deputy Governor, Dr. Edward Onoja on behalf of the Governor.