The following Tourism Dignitaries were in attendance: Mr. Folorunsho Coker, Director General (NTDC), Pharm. (Mrs.) Uzamat Akinbile Yusuf, Hon. Commissioner for Tourism, Lagos State, Chief Samuel Alabi (FTAN BOT Chairman), Alhaji Rabo Saleh (FTAN President), Otunba Ayo Olumoko, Alhaji Badaki Aliyu, Mr. Nkeruem Onung (Chairman, Board of Trustees of NATOP), Ambassador Ikechi Uko (Akwaaba) and Chief Abiodun Odunsanwo (President of ITP), Chief Chioke Ezeude (HOFA President), among others.
Mr. Folorunsho Coker, Director General (NTDC) gave a presentation where he encouraged Nigerian tourism professionals to work together as one big voice to advocate for the development of the industry.
Lagos Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Centre were in attendance and gave a presentation on ‘LACIAC Covid-19 Alternative Dispute Resolution Initiative’. It was presented by Mrs. Abimbola Akeredolu (SAN), Board Member, LACIAC and Funmi Iyayi, Managing Director, LACIAC.
To wrap up the meeting, a goodwill message was presented by FTAN President, Alhaji Rebo Saleh. Then Mrs. Amokiese Godwin, the Permanent Secretary, Bayelsa State Ministry of Tourism and Member, Board of Trustee, TCF, gave the vote of thanks.
After the Public session, members of TCF stayed back to hold their plenary session, where election into the various positions of the Working Committee was conducted.
Alhaji Aminu Agoha who coordinated the election had previously been appointed Chairman by members of the TCF Board of Trustees.
The following were elected and inducted as the new TCF Working Committee members: