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LASG SET TO CELEBRATE WORLD TOURISM DAY

The Honourable Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf … Restricts Physical Participation by Stakeholders  The Lagos State Government has said that the celebration of this year’s World Tourism Day will conform with COVID-19 safety protocols as plans have been concluded to restrict physical participation by stakeholders during the celebration.  The disclosure was made by the Honourable Commissioner for …

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LASG TO MARK 2020 WORLD TOURISM DAY ON SEPTEMBER 27

L-R) The Permanent Secretary of Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Babatunde Olaide-Mesewaku; the Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf and leader of the team from Akwaaba African Travel Market and Atqnews, Ambassador Ikechi Uko during the visit to the Ministry in preparation for this year’s World TourismDay celebration at Alausa, Ikeja.  The Lagos State Commissioner forTourism, …

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LASG CONGRATULATES FIRST FEMALE PRESIDENT OF ASSOCIATION OF MOVIE PRODUCERS

L-R) Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf and the newly elected President of the Association of Movie Producers, AMP, Peace Anyiam-Osigwe … Calls for Production of Home Movies Rich in Content The Honourable Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, has challenged the newly elected President of the Association of Movie Producers (AMP), Peace Anyiam-Osigwe …

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LASG ISSUES MODALITIES FOR REOPENING HOSPITALITY, TOURISM ESTABLISHMENTS

The Honourable Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf … Says Violators Risk N1 Million Penalty Fee The Lagos State Government has listed some modalities, set of protocols and guidelines that must now be put in place and implemented by hospitality and tourismestablishments for re-opening of business activities in the State. In a statement issued by the Honourable Commissioner for Tourism, …

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YOUTH AMBASSADORS EMERGE FROM LAGOS TOURISM COMMISSIONER’S LEADERSHIP TRAINING

Honourable Commissioner for Tourism Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf making a presentation to one of the winners at the end of the training programme  Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, has charged the winners of the just concluded seven-day leadership training programme organised for youths in Alimosho and its environs to come together with …

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REQUEST BY TRADITIONALISTS FOR PUBLIC HOLIDAY UNDER CONSIDERATION – LASG

. . . Calls for Low-Key Celebration of ‘Isese Day’ Lagos State Government, on Tuesday, assured the Association of African Traditional Religion, Nigeria and Overseas (AATREN), Lagos State Chapter, that it has not jettisoned the request of the practitioners of the traditional religion for the declaration of August 20 as a public holiday in their favour.  The Special Adviser to …

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LAGOS GIVES CASH SUPPORT TO VICTIMS OF BADAGRY RAINSTORM

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has provided succour to victims of the rainstorm that affected four communities at Badagry in May 2020, and resulted in the loss of many buildings and other personal belongings of residents. Speaking during the presentation of the cash support to 31 families affected by the rainstorm, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said the presentation was a …

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INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY: LAGOS COMMISSIONER CHALLENGES YOUTHS TO BE PURPOSE-DRIVEN

… Organises 7-Day Empowerment Initiative In Alimosho Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf has challenged youths across the State to add value to their immediate society regardless of the numerous inhibiting factors around them.  Akinbile-Yusuf made the plea recently at the commencement of a training programme tagged “Moremi Development Youth Programme”, a goodwill programme and her …

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LASG REELS OUT RELIEF MEASURES FOR TOURISM, ENTERTAINMENT PRACTITIONERS

(L-R) The Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Tunji Saymour; Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Lagos State, Mr. Babatunde Olaide-Mesewaku; Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf; Special Adviser to the Governor on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Solomon Bonu and the Chairperson of Lagos State COVID-19 Pandemic Review …

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TOURISM MINISTRY HOLDS MAIDEN EDITION OF DIGITAL LAGOS PARTY

In spite of the COVID-19 pandemic across the globe, the Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has said that rather than getting overwhelmed with the fear of the contagious Coronavirus disease, Lagosians can still have fun moderately without breaching safety protocols.  The Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf made this assertion over the weekend during …

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