The Guardian (Nigeria)
Bank pledges support for Lagos tourism
STERLING Bank Plc has pledged support for the 20- year Lagos State Tourism Masterplan and Policy crafted to transform the state into one of the top five tourism destinations in Africa .
In a goodwill message at the public presentation of the tourism masterplan and policy, the bank's Chief Executive Officer, Abubakar Suleiman, said: "We will support the government to unleash the tourism potential of Lagos State and reposition it into one of the most preferred destinations in Africa for local and international leisure travellers."
According to the bank chief, the presentation of the 20year master plan and policy to industry stakeholders is a concrete and coordinated action for re- booting Lagos tourism.
Suleiman, who was represented at the event by the Regional Business Executive, Institutional Banking, Lagos, Mojibola Oladunni, said: "We are confident that the masterplan and policy will ensure a more sustainable and resilient tourism sector that would improve the citizenry's quality of life, accelerates job creation and poverty alleviation."