A young Kwaran, Abdulraman Yusuf Dolapo (Xultan Visuals) has on Sunday, 12th February, 2023 launched a book ‘Visit Kwara: A Photographic Documentation Showcasing the People, Places, and Culture of Kwara State, Nigeria’, showcasing the tourist attractions and prospects in the state.
The book launch was highlighted by the premiere of a short video documentary titled ‘The Scenics: A Short Film on Kwara’s Tourist Attractions’, portraying Kwara’s stunning beauty and rich culture.
The projects have been described as significant contributions to the promotion of Kwara State.
The keynote speaker, Mrs. Onietan Bolaji, who is the General Manager of the Kwara State Hospitality and Tourism Management Board, made a presentation on the theme of ‘Economic Possibilities of Tourism Development in Kwara State’.
The event was also attended by prominent politician and elder statesman Barrister Kunle Sulyman.
The book received positive reviews, with Mr. Olasupo Abideen praising the Visit Kwara project and calling for support from the state government.
The musical performances by the talented Kwaran singer Jube and the spoken-word artist Mariam Abdulsalam captivated the audience with their artistic abilities.
This historic moment brought Kwara State into the spotlight and highlighted its potential for tourism development.
Yusuf in his remarks thanked everyone who contributed to the success of the event, including the Visit Kwara team, the Turaki of Ilorin, Mallam Saliu Mustapha, who provided financial support, and the First Lady of Kwara State, Amb. (Dr) Mrs. Olufolake Abdulrazaq, who purchased some copies of the book.
He ended by saying that Visit Kwara will not rest on its oars and more developmental plans and creative ideas can be expected in the future.