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  • Updated: April 20, 2024

Adamawa: Fintiri commits to upgrading parks, zoo to attract investors

Adamawa: Fintiri commits to upgrading parks, zoo to attract

The Governor of Adamawa, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has expressed his administration's commitment to upgrading parks and the zoo in the state to attract investors.

The State Commissioner of Culture and Tourism, Babadoke Aloysius stated this on Saturday while assuring of the governor's move to reviving and upgrading the culture and tourism sector to international standards.

Aloysius who was speaking during a Hausa radio programme called "Jihar Mu A Yau ABC" at the state-owned radio station, ABC Yola under the office of the Governor's Senior Special Assistant on New Media, Muhammad B. Tukur said: "The plan is aimed at attracting investors from within and outside the country."

The commissioner said: " The government is in talks with international organizations to sign a Memorandum of Understanding to upgrade the state's zoos and parks to international standards. The success of this plan is expected to increase the internally generated revenue of the state. 

"Furthermore, the government plans to revive traditional festivals such as the Njuwa fishing festival, among others, to showcase the rich cultural heritage of the state."

He further appreciated Governor Fintiri for providing the culture and tourism ministry with the necessary support to participate in the upcoming Northeast Domestic Trade Fair in Bauchi State.

He added: "Adamawa State is blessed with a rich cultural heritage and some tourist sites, including the Sukur Kingdom, Kiri Dam, and 3 sisters mountain, among others."

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