Nogle Travels, Nigeria’s fastest emerging Online Travel Company has just recently opened its Ikeja office and added more service to its range of service it offers in a bid to consolidate its drive in the Nigerian market and also to provide more personalized services for her customers while making its online portal a one stop shop for all travel needs.
*calls for immediate release of MD, Ogba Zoo
The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) has strongly condemned the killing of three policemen and kidnap of the managing director of Ogba Zoo , Oredo council area of Edo State, Dr. Andy Ehanire by gun men recently. The incident happened at Ogba Zoo, Oredo, Benin. Speaking on the development, The FTAN President, Alhaji Saleh Rabo said it was a sad development for the Nigerian tourism industry and a major set-back for the little gains made by the Nigerian tourism industry. Rabo said: " I find it difficult and unacceptable that such a thing should happen at a tourist site in the country.
A Professor of Medicine, Emeritus Prof. Theophilus Ogunlesi, has advised the Federal Government to allocate more funds to the health sector to curb the incessant medical tourism by Nigerians. Ogunlesi, the first Professor of Medicine in Nigeria, gave the advice on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sagamu, Ogun state.
He urged the government to provide incentives and conducive working environment for healthcare practitioners to discourage them from seeking greener pastures in medically advanced societies. He said that the brain drain being witnessed in the sector was as a result of lack of support on the part of the government.
Ogunlesi explained that the first step to enhance the country’s healthcare delivery system was by restoring the citizens’ confidence in the capacity of their country to provide quality healthcare services. “Government must resolve to equip local healthcare facilities with state-of-the-art infrastructure to curb the need to refer patients abroad for medical treatment.