Alhaji Rabo Saleh, the National President Federation of Tourism Association of Nigeria(FTAN) says that every Nigerian and stakeholders in tourism sector should make efforts at developing the sector.
Saleh made the observation on Thursday during an interview with the Nigeria News Agency in Abuja.
He also said that the government had to come up with good policies in tourism sector that would help in building the economy.
According to him, government needs to develop infrastructure, create securities for tourism to flourish in the country.
“All these are roles to be played, so the private sector will join force with the government to package the tours.
“The tourism operators needs to come up with good packages with good prices so that people can be able to afford them.
“If these things are done, if there is good accessibility, good roads are created by the government, private investors will invest in tourism sites .
“They will create conveniences, create restaurants around public sites and bring in local people to sell souvenirs to make money.
“So, this is a collective things that everybody needs to put their hands together to move it forward,” he said.
The FTAN president appealed to Federal Government to take a critical steps in bringing stakeholders together to do the needful for tourism sector to flourish in the country.
Edited by Kayode Olaitanhttps://nnn.ng/moving-tourism-forward-is-everybodys-business-says-ftan/