Charly Boy wants Nigeria’s tourism potential explored for job creation, national development

ABUJA – Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy, has called on the government, relevant stakeholders and investors to develop Nigeria’s rich tourism potential for employment creation and national development.

Charly Boy made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.

“Nigeria is richly blessed with beautiful tourist sites that need to be tapped for economic development, especially in job creation.

“If our government and investors look inward and develop tourism, Nigeria will become a tourism hub in Africa, and that will generate a lot of revenue.

“All over the country, from the east to the west, and South to North, there are rich tourist potential lying fallow,” Charly Boy said.

The social crusader also said that it was more expedient now than ever to develop the nation’s tourism sector, since oil revenue was no longer enough to drive the economy.

“Jobs will be created, as economic activities will spring up within such areas, thereby attracting international tourists and investors, “he said.

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Charly Boy said that his passion for the development of the tourism sector and preserving Nigeria’s rich cultural heritage had propelled him to launch the maiden edition of `Njiko” Carnival in the South-East scheduled for December 2016.

“The carnival seeks to foster a sense of community, pride, belonging and connectedness by celebrating who we are through art and culture.

“Besides, the carnival will be the foundation for commercial and industrial development in the region, as investors and businesses will be attracted,” he said.

He also said that the popular Blue Lake of Oguta in Imo was chosen for the carnival because of its rich tourist potential.

“The Oguta Lake is the second largest of its kind in Nigeria, and it is a perfect and peaceful tourist location because of its outstanding feature, the blue lake.

He told NAN that plans were underway to collaborate with the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture to make the carnival popular in Nigeria and beyond. (NAN)

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