Willie Obiano Led Gov’t Set To Transform Ogbunike Cave Into A World Class Tourist Site

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By KayCee June 4, 2014 00:56

Chief Willie Obiano, Governor of Anambra State , announced that the famous Ogbunike Cave will soon be transformed into a world-class tourist centre.

The government said this would be a way of attracting tourists to the state to create another window to shore up its revenue profile.

As part of the measures, the Willie Obiano led government has announced the award of contracts worth about N2 billion on roads that traverse the Ogbunike community.

 The government has also set the ball rolling for the transformation of the cave into a world-class tourist attraction centre with feasibility studies.

The State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano broke the cheering news at a thanksgiving mass organized by Ogbunike Catholic Community in his honour and that of his wife, Chief Ebelechukwu Obiano.

willi and wife Obiano said that the government has already advertised for competent professionals to handle the feasibility study and explained that the tourist centre would have all the necessary facilities that would promote the cave and its environs as a tourist centre.

According to him, the facilities would include a standard hotel and recreation centres.

He said “the contractor for the road project has been mobilized up to 30 percent of the contract sum while the project would be flagged off within the next two weeks.

 “I believe that the roads when completed will open up the Ogbunike community and create both business and income generation opportunities for the youths in the area”.

Governor Obiano urged the community to be part of the state government’s agricultural programme geared towards achieving food sufficiency and food security for Anambra residents.

He explained that land provided for farming by any community would be properly utilized to engage youths of communities in agriculture.

He encouraged farmers to pull together in cooperative societies so as to receive free tractor services and farm inputs.

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KayCee
By KayCee June 4, 2014 00:56