The Special Adviser to the Governor of Lagos State on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Bonu Solomon has pointed out that there is need to pay cursory attention to the indigenous culture of the State and give it a prime place in the projection of the state to the entire world.
Bonu said this while delivering his welcome address at the activation ceremony of year 2021 Greater Lagos Fiesta, that was held on Friday, 29th October 2021 at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, with the theme; Lagos Rocks.
The Special Adviser stated that the event which is the second edition is the reflection of the Governor’s love for tourism and entertainment industry, noting that the Governor believes in the ability of the Ministry to organize an event that will show the standard the state is known for to the global audience.
“This event is a reflection of Governor Sanwo-Olu’s love for the tourism and entertainment industry and his fervent believe in the ministry to organize an event that would portray the standard which Lagos has been known for over the years”. He said.
According to him, “with ‘Lagos Rocks’, in spite of the challenges we have faced from Covid-19 to aftermath of the Endsars protest last year, which led to destruction of some properties, Lagos state will be celebrating the impressive achievement of the Governor in these past years with the hope for greater accomplishment in the years ahead”.
Bonu therefore added that there is need to build on the success recorded in the previous edition. He further called on all and sundry to join hands with the government to use the event as an avenue to attract investors and visitors to the state.