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Oyo State Inagurates Committee for Omituntun Cultural-Tourism Festival


The Government of Oyo State has inducted a committee that will work to bring into fruition, the first Cultural-Tourism Festival in the State, tagged ‘Omi-Tuntun Cultural-Tourism Festival’.


Members of the Committee comprise the State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr Wasiu Olatubosun, the Special Adviser to Governor Seyi Makinde on Tourism, Hon. Ademola Ige, the Vice-Chairman, Oyo State Tourism Board, Alhaji Abass Oloko, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr Bunmi Babalola and members of the State Tourism Board which include Mrs Sarah Sobowale and heads of the Culture and Tourism Directorates.

Dr Olatubosun, during the committee’s inauguration, indicated the Oyo State present administration will do everything possible in promoting the cultural and tourists potentials in the State for its economical growth.

Adding that culture and tourism would go a long way leading the major achievements of the Seyi Makinde’s administration in Oyo State.

“This festival will incorporate many tourism enthusiasts and sponsors and the committee will work in preparing the ground for the festival and seek out cultural and tourism enthusiasts that will collaborate with the government on this.

“Culture and tourism promotion will signpost the major achievements of the present administration and we are working on the authority of governor Makinde to promote these two sectors as revenue-generating points as well as make them a veritable means of employment generation for our youths.

“The Omi-Tuntun Cultural-Tourism Festival will hold during the Easter holidays to afford all and sundry partake in the celebration,” he announced.

Hon. Ademola Ige, Special Adviser to Governor Makinde on Tourism, noted that the committee would work to accomplish the desires of this present administration in propelling culture and tourism to an outstanding height.

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