The Lagos State Authorities is working to strengthen bilateral relationships with the Republic of Benin geared toward breaking all seeming boundaries impeding tourism.

A press release on Tuesday by the state mentioned a part of the transfer led to a gathering between the Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Tradition, Mrs Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, and the Minister for Tourism, Tradition and Arts, Republic of Benin, Mr Babalola Abimbola, in Cotonou.

In line with the assertion, the commissioner buttressed the significance of the cooperation between Lagos and Benin, saying it had turn out to be crucial within the space of tourism due to the proximity of the Lagos tourism websites to the Benin.

The assertion learn partially, “Akinbile-Yusuf additionally used the chance to tell her host of the quite a few achievements of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration in tourism, arts and tradition which have modified the narrative of tourism in Lagos and positioned the state as one of the vital most well-liked vacationers locations in Africa, from the Vlekete Slave Market Museum to the John Randle Centre for Yoruba Tradition and Historical past, amongst others.

“Whereas welcoming the delegation, the Minister for Tourism, Tradition and Arts of Benin Republic, Mr Babalola Jean-Michelle Abimbola, said that the time had come to deepen tourism and cultural relationships between the 2 nations and Lagos has an enormous function to play in bringing this to actuality.”

Additionally current in the course of the assembly was the Consul-Common of Benin Republic in Nigeria, Mr Thomas Adeyanju, amongst different stakeholders.

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