The Acting Director General of Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) Mrs. Mariel Rae-Omoh, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further strengthen its drive with the Public Private Partnership (PPP) in the development of tourism in Nigeria.
Speaking at a brief ceremony in her office, the Acting DG said the choice of International Tourist Choice Limited was not a mistake but borne out of the desire to build a world class Tourist Village at Bwari in the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria.
She expressed optimism about the project, which according to her, will create jobs, wealth and bring in deluge of foreign tourists to Nigeria, adding that her commitment to ensuring a good relationship with the private sector and stakeholders in the Nigerian tourism industry is intact, explaining that public private partnership will propel rapid development and promotion of the revenue-spinning sector.
The acting DG who lauded the commitment of the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer and facilitator of the Bwari International Tourist Village project. Mr. Trust Henry Ogboi, noted that NTDC and ICT managements would meet every six month to appraise the progress of the project. Speaking, earlier Ogboi commended the readiness of the Rae-Omoh led-administration to work closely with the private sector and stakeholders in the Nigerian tourism industry.