Africa: Akwaaba opens amid funfare in Lagos

Africa: Akwaaba opens amid funfare in Lagos


The 12th edition of Akwaaba African Market opened on Sunday October 30 amid funfare and great expectations by the exhibitors and visitors at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos.

The event which was declared open by the Deputy Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry of Zimbabwe, Annastacia Ndlouv lived much to its billing in its opening day.

After the cutting of the opening tape, Ndlouv was taken round the stands to meet with the exhibitors on ground to complete the opening formalities.

At the event, Dubai Tourism joined by 10 partners across family entertainment, airlines and DMC’s showed why Dubai is the destination of choice for Nigerian travellers with an imposing stand.

zamnOther dignitaries that were present at the opening ceremony of the event include NANTA President, Bernard Bankole, Mr. Talal Alsuwaidi, Manager, Dubai Tourism, Mr Ikechi Uko, organiser Akwaaba African Travel Market; Mr. Omror Alal, Dubai Immigration, and Rwanda High Commissioner to Nigeria, Amb. Stanislas Kamanzi and others