Governor AbdulRazaq reiterates support for tourism, cultural festivals

Tunde Akanbi, Ilorin

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The Kwara State Governor, North Central Nigeria, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has pledged the commitment of the state government in the development of the tourism sector through the promotion of sociocultural festivals and monuments in the state.

He specifically expressed his resolve to partner and support various cultural associations in the state including Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressives Union (IEDPU) to drive and sustain growth in the various sectors.

The Governor made the pledge when he received the Chairman, Ilorin Emirate Durbar Committee, Engineer Suleiman Yahaya Alapansanpa at the Government House, Ilorin.

Governor AbdulRazaq said the government will continue to partner with various cultural associations in the state, including the Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressives Union (IEDPU), to drive sustainable growth in the sector.

He added that his administration would increase its support for the 2024 Durbar Festival and other major cultural events in the state.

The Chairman, Ilorin Emirate Durbar Committee, Engineer Alapasanpa while speaking during the visit, reiterated the kind of support the Emirate enjoyed from the governor and the state government in the previous editions of the festival which culminated in the high level of success recorded in the last celebration.

The Ilorin Durbar event will hold on Tuesday, the third day of Ileya festival at the Emir’s palace.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oluchi Okwuego

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