Alhaji Saleh Rabo, FTAN President, was on Wednesday July 3rd 2019, inaugurated into one of NESG 11 Policy Commissions, precisely the Commission on "Tourism, Hospitality, Entertainment, Creatives and Sports Commission". The inauguration for members of the Commission was held at the NESG head office in Ikoyi Lagos. Sworn-in alongside the FTAN is President is Mrs. Abiola Ogunbiyi who is the thematic lead on Tourism and Hospitality.
The Nigerian Economic Summit Group engages government, private sector, and civil society on key development issues and economic policies in Nigeria. The strategic roles of the Group include those of being a Dialogue Partner - shaping policy through public debate; a Connector - instituting change through influence; a Watchdog - shaping policy through research and advocacy; an Intervener - instituting change through influence that mobilizes action. Since its establishment 1996, the NESG has been able to shape policies through its annual economic summits and other high level policy engagements. The NESG shapes policy by conducting robust research and analysis on economic and critical reform issues.
The NESG made Alhaji Rabo one of the thematic group members of 'THECS' to represent Nigeria organized private sector tourism operators. Members of the group include representatives from Bank Of Industry, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation, Nigeria Copyright Council, NEPC, and others.