By Okolo V.E
Kogi State government has vowed to to turn the State into a tourist’s destination, just as she pledges to partner with relevant agencies to give a facelift to Mount Patti and other tourist site.
The State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Hon. Salifu isah Idachaba made this statement in an interactive meeting with Managing Director of SISA sporting company in his office, today.
Hon. Idachaba who said that the State under the leadership of the New Directon Governor is set to improved on the historical potentials of the State.
The Commissioner also hinted that the Ministry have some memo waiting for approval, adding that as soon as that is done the partnership will commence in ernest.
Earlier in his remark, the Managing Director. of SISA Sporting Company, Chief Mathew Oche Peters has expressed his company desire to partner with the State Government on the beautification of tourist sites.
Chief Peters said the Mount Patti could be beautified and turn to a country of it’s own for investors to invest.
He added that some of the equipment they intended to use would lasted as long as 100yrs and the latest carpets are the modern track that can absorb both heat and harmattan weather.
Also in his contribution, Barr. Suleiman Babanawa said that the facilities if completed can host the first Yahaya Bello Five aside football tournament at the mountain top.