The Lagos State Government has said it will partner a travel agency, Ajala.ng, to boost tourism in the state.
The initiative was set up by the Lagos Ferry Services, the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture and Ajala.ng to promote water transport to increase patronage of tourist destinations.
According to a statement on Monday, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr Solomon Bonu, said this during the signing ceremony in Alausa, Ikeja.
He said, “This partnership with a reputable and foremost travel management company like ajala.ng will open up the many tourist destinations in the state and create easy access via the waterways.
“We will partner Ajala.ng to promote local tourism in Lagos State. I implore more private business owners to invest in water transportation as this is the next frontier for Lagos economy sector.”
The Managing Director of LAGFERRY, Abdoulbaq Balogun, said, “The partnership will not only promote local tourism but also create the much needed awareness to commuting by the waterways and improve water transportation business.”
The Chief Operating Officer, Ajala.ng, Mrs Babayemi Olamide, said the partnership would promote local tourism.
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