Friday 27 November 2015

NIGERIA: Katsina To Boost Tourism

The newly appointed General Manager of Katsina Hotels Board Abubakar Badaru Jikamshi has vowed to re position the state hospitality industry by making it a viable revenue generating sector.

Speaking during his taking over ceremony, Jikamshi said giving the dwindling revenue accrued to the state it was only proper to look inwards and evolve ways of augumenting the shortfall for development.

According to him, hospitality and tourism are viable avenues that countries world over are maximally utilizing to fast track development, saying that we can do it here as well

He said, already a blue print has been developed to re position and upgrade the states four motels to attract patronages thereby boosting revenue base of the state.

While calling for support from staff towards this new drive, Jikamshi believes that the task ahead is enormous giving the continuous neglect of the sector and assured to do his best to uplift the board.

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