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Anago James Akeem Osho Tour Guiding in Lekki (PICTURE)

Anago James Akeem Osho as a Tour Guide in 2000 at Lekki, Nigeria, with an Asian Tourist. It is great to remember the beginning and appreciate the gift of passion and hard work. To be a Tourism practitioner, especially if you are starting off in Africa and Asia needs patience and passion for distinction. The financial aspect will come when the tourism enthusiasts do it's duties judiciously.  Education is important. Imbibe traveling, History, Anthropology, Ethnography, Archeology, and Social Studies. The knowledge of these subjects will add to your knowledge. Tour Guiding and Heritage management need continuous training.

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Porto Novo is a great City with a great history. It is the capital of Benin republic and is situated on the West African Coast. The word Porto Novo is a Portuguese word which means New port.
The Portuguese were the first European to settle down there. Porto Novo is also known as Ajase (Ajace) by the Yorubas, and known as Hogbonu by the Ogu.
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