NIGERIA is set to celebrate a food festival, themed “Nigerian Flavours.”
The event, aimed at showcasing the rich culinary diversity of Nigerian cuisine and delicacies, is an initiative of the Ministry of Information and Culture, and a collaboration between the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), National Institute of Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR) and the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) in line with the objectives of the “Tour Nigeria”.
“Tour Nigeria” is a brand of NTDC, which was conceived to drive domestic consumption of Nigeria’s tourism assets and products, create new channels of tourism markets, generate employment and increase spending in the economy. It also aims at promoting domestic and international tourism to Nigeria by ensuring that the nation takes advantage of her population, its density, its wealth and its unique culture.
“Nigerian Flavours,” according to a release, signed by the Head of Press/Public Relations of NTDC, Mrs. Adamma Afanga, on behalf of the NTDC’s Director-General, Mr. Folorusho Coker, promised to showcase the diverse gastronomy of Nigeria and promote Abuja as a destination for fun, hospitality and relaxation.
Highlights of the historic event, slated to hold at Harrow Park, Wuse 2, Abuja, FCT on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 12noon, include; over 60 food and beverage vendorsacross the six geo-political zones, musical performance by Nigerian Artists, merchandizing opportunities for arts, crafts and fashion, safe children’s games area, affordable farmers’ market, great comedy and others.