Friday, May 13, 2016

ANAGO JAMES AKEEM OSHO ON A TOUR OF EKITI STATE IN NIGERIA AND PROMOTING TOURISM

Anago James Akeem Osho at Ikogosi warm Spring, Ikogosi Ekiti.

Ekiti state in Nigeria is another tourism haven that is under marketed in Africa. I and a group of professionals traveled to Ekiti to drive international traffic there.
I was fascinated by the hills and many towns and villages that were established under these mighty hills. The story of Ekiti reminds the student of history the many wars that were fought in Yorubaland.

Ekiti itself means mighty hills and the people hid themselves and their families around these hill as a strategy to protect themselves from their enemies.

Everyday in this town was festivity for us as our meal was basically pounded yam, bush meat, and palm wine and to us, this was paradise.



This is where the cold and warm water meet at Ikogosi Ekiti
The tour brought about a resolution that we do not have to wait for the government but should immediately take action to promote the vast natural and historical tourism that Ekiti have to offer.


We lodged at an hotel which was about thirty minutes from the capital, Ado Ekiti. Watch out for the religious tourism that Erio has to offer.




Antelopes and other bush animals

                                         
Anago Osho on the Ori Oke Erio Ekiti

Abe Aba at Ado Ekiti, known for it's exotic bush meats





Agricultural tourism









Ayo Babalola's church at Erio Ekiti built in 1933






My room at the hotel



About to sleep after a long day of adventure






















































the source of the spring water at Ikogosi






Ipole Iloro Town hall

Entering Arinta water fall






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