The Ekiti state helmsman, Dr John Kayode Fayemi, has been described as a governor who possesses a solid robust sense of governance and cosmopolitan developmental vision.
The Director-General, Development Agenda for Western Nigeria Commission, DAWN Commission, Mr Seye Oyeleye made this observation while hosting Ambassador Wale Ojo-Lanre, the Senior Special Assistant, Tourism Development to Ekiti State Governor who paid him a visit in his office, located in Cocoa House, Ibadan, Oyo State.
Ambassador Ojo-Lanre said his visit to DAWN Commission was propelled by the need to acquaint the Commission of Dr Kayode Fayemi’s tourism vision for Ekiti and the necessity for the Commission becoming a partner and a strong partaker of the vision.
He pointed out that DAWN Commission has not only proven to all its capability and capacity of engendering and pathfinding developmental strides but also nurturing them to fruition and blossoming.
Ambassador Ojo-Lanre said that tourism development in a state cannot be localised bearing in mind that tourism is about luring of a mass of people to a destination and since DAWN Commission is of regional essence, it should be involved in the task of making Ekiti the destination of choice first for the people of South West and then to others.
Ambassador Ojo-Lanre commended DAWN Commission for being the furnace that minted the Amotekun Western Nigeria Security outfit which is effectively complementing the nation’s security agencies at ensuring that peace and security reign in South West.
Mr Oyeleye, who commended Ambassador Ojo-Lanre for the visit, said that he was not expecting less act from Ekiti because the state is being governed by a man who has a firm understanding of the essence of government, the need to govern well and the attitude of a philosopher ruler.
He disclosed that the Commission was inaugurated purposely to drive development in Western Nigeria and it will not steer off from its pristine objective and mission.
Mr Oyeleye applauded Ambassador Ojo-Lanre for his proactiveness at espousing the tourism vision of Governor Kayode Fayemi and spreading its gospel to stakeholders who are strategic to the planting of a solid tourism economy in the state.
He disclosed that the Commission would not only support Ekiti Tourism Development but would facilitate both investment and investors for that sector in the state.
Mr Oyeleye revealed that the door of the Commission is opened to all for regional advancement and collective developmental issues.