By Mashe Umaru Gwamna
The fifth edition of the National Tourism Transport Summit and Expo is set to hold in Abuja, the Nigeria’s capital city, with the theme: ‘African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA): ‘Strengthening Connectivity, Effect and Partnership’.
The two days programmme, according to a statement issued by National President Institute for Tourism Professionals of Nigeria (ITPN)
Chairman MOC, ITTS&E 2022, Chief Abiodun Odusanwo, is a tourism and transportation industry combined event of the ITPN.
Odusanwo said the summit is set to be reaffirming the need for developing programmes of international cooperation and partnership within the African continent that will improve and strengthen the basic conditions necessary for the successful implementation of AfCFTA.
Also, the ITPN President said “The 2022 International Tourism Transport Summit seeks to explore such areas as human capacity training for quality labour mobility, developing and marketing of the Nigerian tourism potentials, infrastructural development in intra-modal transportation sector among others.”
The statement noted that, Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo,would be the special guest of honour
Other speakers Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika. Lai Mohammed, Minister of Education,Adamu Adamu , Chief Executive Officers of Media Agencies under the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture led by the Minister among many others .
It added that participants at the two-day event will be drawn from major key players and stakeholders in the transportation and tourism sectors such as the air transportation.