Okuta -Gbokuta-Lori to be Transformed into Tourism Centre

April 4, 2012

Okuta-Gbokuta-Lori, one of the  natural wonders  and  gifts of nature located in Okeyimi area of Ado-Ekiti is to be developed  into  a Tourist Centre by the state government. This  Special Adviser to the Governor on Tourism Development, Engr. Segun Ologunleko who  made this known  during  a  visit to the site said the   captivating rock formation  would   be developed into a tourist spot by the  State Government along-side Olota Hills, which is just about 500 metres away.

He added that the Ureje dam shoreline in Ado-Ekiti and River Oni in Efon-Alaye are some of  tourist attractions  identified for development the Fayemi-administration.

Engineer Ologunleko emphasized the need to sanitize the area which has been littered with human faeces and refuse and to dislodge miscreants who have converted the area into an arena for selling and consumption of Indian-hemp and other illicit substances.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner for Environment , Hon Paul Omotosho who  accompanied. the Special Adviser on Tourism on the visit has  directed the State Waste Management Board  to come up with a proposal on how to carry out a massive clean-up exercise of the  area.

Last modified: April 4, 2012

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