NewsExpress advert Yudala banner
Sponsors, investors queue up for One Lagos Fiesta

By News Express on 11/12/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 718

•Artistes thrilling during the 2016 One Lagos Fiesta
•Artistes thrilling during the 2016 One Lagos Fiesta

Sponsors and investors have lined up for the One Lagos Fiesta, the eight-day event organised annually by the Lagos State Government and held across the five divisions of the state..

The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Fola Adeyemi, disclosed this in a statement issued over the weekend. He identified them to include Guaranty Trust Bank, GLOBACOM, Nigeria Breweries Ltd, Pepsi Nigerian Plc, Access Bank, Dangote Group, Multichoice, JMG Generators, Eko Atlantic City, Eko Hotels, South Energy X, among others.

Adeyemi in the statement disclosed that the Street Carnival held on December 3 in Ikeja was organised by Heat Limited in conjunction with the Ministry as a private sector-driven programme of the state.

He said that aside the fact that the carnival was a private driven initiative and only backed with institutional support by the State Government, the private sector equally provided funds and support to ensure the success of the programme.

The Permanent Secretary said the quantum of tourism events in the state has taken an upward leap since 2015 with the emergence of the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode Administration and the state policy of project T.H.E.S.E which stands for Tourism, Hospitality, Entertainment and Sport for Excellence.

He recalled that expansion of the former Lagos Countdown event into One Lagos Fiesta, a multi-location event with simultaneous concerts across the five administrative divisions of the state and the huge success recorded, till date has further proven to the private sector that Governor Ambode’s statement that the creative industry hold the key to a booming economy in Lagos was fast becoming a reality.

“The vision of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to create a platform to support the creative industry has exposed the tourism potentials of the state with a multiplier effect across various sectors of the state economy.

“Smart business owners and investors found it difficult to close their eyes to such monumental business benefits. Lagos State has evolved as the tourism and entertainment hub of the country in the last two years with an average of over 12 crowd pulling tourism, entertainment and sports event in a year,” the Permanent Secretary said.

Adeyemi said that the organised private sector has now taken the marketing advantage derivable in supporting Lagos State tourism initiatives, because of the numerous opportunities available and transparency of Government in managing the funds.

“The overall effect of all this is that it has led to resultant growth in the local economy of the five divisions that serves as the venues of the OLF, increased job creation opportunities, innovations and boost in consumer product sales not only around the event venues but all over the state,” he said.

Source News Express

Posted 11/12/2017 11:15:15 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

 

You may also like...
Weather Report: Expect clouds, thunderstorms and rain showers:...

FG moves to float focused labs to drive...

Today’s Weather: NiMet forecast thunderstorms and rains in...

State manipulations and unavoidable eternal condemnation, By Lovina...

Hope rises for new minimum wage

NIMASA institutes Essay Competition to commemorate World Maritime...

CBN assures of Policies to strengthen naira; Monetary...

COINCIDENCES: Between Saint Ignatius of Loyola (Spain) and...

Labour demands impeachment of governors who owe workers...

No cause for alarm over Lagos Int’l Airport...

PHCN privatisation a scam —Electricity workers •Urge Buhari...

NDDC MD mourns assassinated activist-lawyer Ken Atsuwete, tasks...

 

Latest News Northern Senators’ Forum sacks Ex-Governor Adamu as Chairman 94 students reported missing after Boko Haram attack on Government Girls Secondary School in Yobe Nigerian bank investors lose N100bn in 2 days How I almost died after giving birth to my daughter — Serena Williams Protests in Ebonyi as gunmen kill ex-Speaker during political rally N650bn debt: DAPPMA gives FG 14-day ultimatum 10 senators face sanctions over elections order We’ll destroy Tel Aviv and kill Israeli Prime Minister if attacked — Iran Senate condemns drug abuse among Nigerian youths •Asks FG to establish rehabilitation centres across the country RRS smashes 6-man criminal syndicate Okonjo-Iweala appointed into Commonwealth high-level group GOC denies involvement in APC Secretariat demolition

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (325,787 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (317,372 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (254,023 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (208,431 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (194,490 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (187,347 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (162,908 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (146,231 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (140,162 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (129,239 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (127,774 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (122,928 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (34) Business (2,897) Business Verdict (33) Columnists (803) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (203) Entertainment (446) Features (549) Global Business Monitor (226) International (1,799) Interviews (143) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (105) News (32,998) Opinion (883) Pidgin (10) Politics (4,510) Religion (680) Sports (1,438) Stock Watch (28) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

Football president George Weah puts Liberian army to the test

 

APO Group Partner

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement