NTDC: Emir of Borgu Kingdom 1 And AUPCTRE FCT Council Pays Courtesy visit to the Director General NTDC

NTDC: Emir of Borgu Kingdom 1 And AUPCTRE FCT Council Pays Courtesy visit to the Director General NTDC

  His Royal Highness Barrister  Muhammed Sani Dantoro Kitoro  IV of Borgu Kingdom during a courtesy visit to the DG Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation NTDC Mr Folorunsho Coker at the corporate headquarters in Abuja recently, seeks collaboration and partnership in the promotion of domestic tourism. 

The Director General,  Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation  (NTDC) , Mr. Folorunsho  Coker (Left) with the Emir of Borgu Kingdom , His Royal Highness Barrister  Muhammed Sani Dantoro Kitoro  IV as he prays for  the Director General during a courtesy visit at the Corporate Headquarters in Abuja


Left-Right : Director General,  Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) , Mr. Folorunsho  Coker (4th Left), Emir of Borgu Kingdom , His Royal Highn ess Barrister  Muhammed Sani Dantoro Kitoro  IV (5th Left)and Kogunam Borgu, Alhaji Ibrahim Gani ( 6th Left) with officials of NTDC and Borgu Kingdom during a courtesy visit to Director General  

 THE Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) is in a period of harmonious sustainable development, which will accelerate the promotion and marketing the domestic tourism industry in the country, as the Director-General of the corporation, Mr. Folorunsho Coker, Corporation’s chapter of the Amalgamated Union of Public Corporation Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE), and the staff of the Corporation have agreed to work together for the growth of the Corporation.

While hosting the executive members of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Chapter of AUPCTRE, led by its Chairman, Comrade Benjamin Anthony, who visited the Corporation’s headquarters, the NTDC boss reiterated his commitment to technologically drive the Nigerian tourism to become a revenue spinner for the nation’s economy.

Coker, who described tourism as a business, said his administration will ensure training and re-training of staff, saying, “Training is a critical part of human development.”

The NTDC Boss who recently unveiled a 5-point action plan that aims to promote domestic tourism and encourage ease of doing business in Nigeria. According to him,  ‘CHIEF’ seeks to introduce global best practices for the tourism industry, encourage human capital and infrastructural development; it aims at promoting and protecting Nigeria’s cultural heritage, while also pursuing funding for capital projects in the tourism sector.

The Director General, Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) , Mr. Folorunsho Coker (3rd Left) ; Chairman, Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE FCT Council) Comrade Benjamin Anthony (4th Left) with officials of NTDC and AUPCTRE FCT Council during a courtesy visit to Director General by AUPCTRE FCT Council held at the corporate headquarters of the corporation in Abuja recently

Coker further itemized ‘CHIEF’ plan “as ‘C’ for Corporate governance and regulations, ‘H’ for Human Capital Development, ‘I’ for Infrastructural development, ‘E’ for Events and Marketing and ‘F’ for Finance and Investment. He said that the brand was an ambitious attempt at promoting tourism in Nigeria”.

Comrade Anthony expressed the readiness of the union to support the DG to change the face of tourism in Nigeria.

“Trade union works with everyone the government brings, believing that everybody has potentials. We believe that your coming to NTDC will add value to the Corporation, the Nigerian tourism industry and the nation at large,” Anthony expressed optimism.

Mr. Coker, NTDC directors, executive members of the FCT and NTDC chapters of AUPCTRE, thereafter met with the entire members of staff of the Corporation, where the NTDC boss further discussed his vision and mission, and how he intended to achieve it.

The Chairman, AUPCTRE, NTDC Chapter, Comrade Ohiemi Martins Ahefu, earlier in his speech, enjoined the staff of the Corporation to starve disunity and support the DG in his effort at repositioning both the Corporation and the Nigerian tourism.


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