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Culture, tourism are Nigeria’s next goldmines, says Mohammed


Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that government has identified culture and tourism as the next goldmine for Nigeria, as government moves to diversify from crude oil earnings.

Mohammed also announced that the Federal Government will hold a national summit on culture and tourism in Abuja from April 27 to 29, to bring together stakeholders to brainstorm on how the two sector, can effectively become money spinners for the country, create jobs and showcase Nigeria’s cultural diversity and tourist attractions.

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  • domnze

    National summit on culture and tourism: is this not another waste of resources? You don’t talk about tourism in the face of high level insecurity due to Boko Haram, kidnapping and killings by herdsmen, lack of electric power, fuel and extreme cost of living. The summit should be on how to alleviate the hardship in the land.