Lagos can boost IGR through tourism, culture, says Sanwo-Olu

Lagos can boost IGR through tourism, culture, says Sanwo-Olu

Igr, Lagos State

11/28/2021 6:13:00 PM

Lagos can boost IGR through tourism, culture, says Sanwo-Olu

Sanwo-Olu , has said the state, and Nigeria by extension, has what it takes to improve the Internally Generated Revenue through tourism, arts and culture.

He also maintained that there cannot be meaningful development in any society without a deep understanding of people’s culture and tradition, adding that the country is blessed with human and material resources to generate huge revenue if well tapped.

Sanwo-Olu said this at the celebration of Lagos Asa Day 2021 and the launching of Youth Empowerment Access Centre, held at De Blue Roof, Lagos Television, Lateef Jakande Road, Agidingbi, Ikeja, Lagos.The event with the theme, ‘Let’s Use Our Cultural Heritage to Revive Our Economy,’ was organised by ASA Day Worldwide Inc. Canada in conjunction with the Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture.

The Governor was represented at the event by the Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf.His submission was corroborated by other cultural enthusiasts at the event, including the initiator of the Asa Day celebration, Prince Olaniyi Oyatoye, popularly called “Baba Asa”, as well as some Nollywood stars and University scholars. headtopics.com

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