Anambra state Ministry of Diaspora Affairs, Culture and Tourism under the new Commissioner, Dr. Christian Madubuko and the team from the Presidency have embarked on assessment tour of tourist attractions in Anambra state with a view to harnessing tourism potentials for the development of Anambra State.
They visited Ogba-Ukwu Cave and Waterfalls, Owerre-Ezukala in OrumbaSouth Council area, Ogbunike Cave in Oyi Local Government Area, Igbo-Ukwu Bronze Museum, among other Tourist centers in Anambra State.While speaking shortly after the visit, Dr Madubuko said that the great tourism potentials of the state if well developed, will generate huge revenue for the state.
He commended the efforts of Governor Willie Obiano in repositioning tourism in Anambra state and restated commitment towards promotion of indigenous art, culture and tourism in the State.
The Transition Committee Chairman, Orumba South Council area, Chief Raymond Onyegu who lauded the move by the Ministry, pledged support towards the realization of the dream. Among the Commissioners entourage were the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Mr. Emma Umeokana, the Director of Culture, Mrs. Chioma among
others. The tour began with a courtesy call on the Traditional Ruler of Owerre-Ezukala Igwe Thomas Ogbonnaya.