November 5th 2014, The Lagos State government has assured that Lagos is now safe, secure and ready to receive more tourists as a destination of choice to relax, live and transact business following the successful containment of the Ebola virus Disease.
This assertion was made at the Oriental Hotel, at the “Lagos Welcomes Visitors” interactive session with Journalists, members of the Diplomatic Corps and Operators of the hospitality business by the Deputy Governor, Hon (Mrs) Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire who stood in for Governor Babatunde Fashola.
She stressed further that Lagos State Government has gone lengthy to declare that the health sector has been strengthened to cope with any kind of emergencies more than before.
The commissioner for Tourism and Intergovernmental Relations, Mr. Oladisun Holloway commended the operators of the tourism sector for their unshakeable confidence in the Nigerian business environment.
The State also expressed appreciation to the members of the Diplomatic Corps, the World Health Organization and the Federal Government for partnering with the State Government in the successful efforts to contain the EVD scourge.