- LAGOS State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday, said his administration will take advantage of the huge potentials in the hospitality sector to create jobs for Lagosians.
- Speaking at the commissioning of The George, a hospitality centre in Ikoyi , Lagos, he said the government will expand the frontiers of the hospitality industry in the state to attract investments.
- He said the current economic realities in the country have made it necessary for the state to develop non-oil sectors to ensure sustainable revenue source.
- To this end, Governor Ambode said relevant policies and incentives will be put in place to create an enabling environment for the development of the sector, which according to him is a key driver of his administration’s agenda.
His words: “This is a happy occasion because it has reaffirmed the status of Lagos State as the first choice destination for investment. It also confirms the untapped opportunities in tourism and hospitality sector in Lagos state. Lagos state is known as the Centre of Excellence for a number of reasons . One of these is the accommodating nature of our people and the various tourism and recreation sites that abound in the state.