A photograph collage of web sites from Obudu cattle ranch and Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade.
Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade on Wednesday referred to as on Nigerians to discover native vacationer websites within the nation and spend money on the nation’s tourism.
The governor mentioned Nigerians are the best spenders by way of international tourism and challenges together with COVID-19 restrictions and ban on worldwide journey by some international locations is a chance to remain again house and discover Nigeria’s vacationer websites like Obudu Cattle Ranch.
“Nigerians are the greatest spenders in terms of global tourism. We Nigerians account for the vibe and agility that you find in Dubai. Withdraw Nigerians from global tourism and it will see it drop by at least 25%.
“With the increasing challenges ranging from exchange rate fluctuations, it is obvious that Nigerians must now focus on local tourism.
“It is time that Africans patronise themselves and Obudu Cattle ranch presents the opportunity for tourism within the country,” the governor mentioned.
Speaking throughout a go to to Obudu Local Government Area of the state, Ayade additional sought renewed patronage of the Obudu Ranch Resort which he mentioned is undoubtedly is the perfect various for tourism outdoors Nigeria and different international locations alike with no visa necessities, no alternate points.
“You have no visa requirement, you don’t have an exchange rate issue, no crisis issue in Rivers State, so why go somewhere else?,” he questioned.
The governor additionally referred to as on the Federal authorities of Nigeria to make a deliberate coverage assertion on selling tourism websites throughout Nigeria.