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Ogun ecotourism fiesta commences

16 November 2015, 17:11Emeka Okonkwo

Abuja - The Oronna Ilaro Festival, one of the country’s prominent ecotourism fiestas, has begun.

Endorsed by the Federal Government, the festival commenced with a Road Show around the town of Ilaro Yewa and other Yewa communities in the Ogun State environ on Sunday.

The weeklong festival will culminate in a grand finale on Saturday at the Empire Field Ilaro- Yewa with Senator Ibikunle Amosun, where Governor Ibikunle Amosun will be the Guest of Honour.

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Business and political leaders are scheduled to attend.

“As in last year, sons and daughters of Ilaro and Yewaland in Diaspora as well as other foreign tourists from United Kingdom, USA and Barbados with cultural origin traceable to Ilaro-Yewa are participating in the festival geared toward eco-tourism,” said Kayode Odunaro, Chairman of the Oronna Ilaro Festival Central Planning Committee. 

- CAJ News

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