Carnival: Platform for showcasing Lagos’ tourism potential – Dep. Gov.

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State Deputy Governor, Mrs Orelope Adefulire on Saturday said that the annual Carnival was meant to exhibit the rich cultural heritage and tourism potentials of the state.

Adefulire said an interview with newsmen at the opening of the carnival, that the state was an embodiment of culture and tourism which needed to be presented to the world.

“The first storey building Nigeria was built Badagry, Lagos and the first Methodist Church was cited Lagos.

“Lagos is uniquely surrounded by water and its aquatic splendor.

“It would also be of place to say that Lagos is the capital of the entertainment industry .

“These and many more Lagos the destination that is worth the visit of any tourism or fun loving person,” she said.
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The Deputy Governor expressed appreciation to the organisers, participants and visitors for making the event a soccess.

She also commended the media for popularising the carnival.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the carnival, which started in 2010, is aimed at celebrating the state’s ancestry and growth. (NAN)
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