President Muhammadu Buhari has given over the Presidential Lodge at Marina to the Lagos State government.
Mr. Buhari’s motion took after a demand by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to have the cabin discharged to the Lagos State Government in its offer to change the Marina-Onikan hub into a world-class expressions and tourism center point.
The president’s endorsement was imparted in a letter marked by his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, to Mr. Ambode.
In an announcement on Sunday marked by Lagos State’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Steve Ayorinde, Mr. Ambode said the president’s signal was an exhibition of his “sharp appreciation for Lagos State as the Center of Excellence that is appropriate to turning into Africa’s chief center point for expressions, stimulation and tourism”.
The announcement said with the presidential endorsement, Mr. Ambode has thusly revealed arrangements to turn the cabin to The Heritage Center for Leadership, which would be overhauled and prepared as a historic point research and traveler field that will be interested in neighborhood and global guests.
Governor Ambode said he wished to express our genuine appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari for his kind hand-over of the Presidential Lodge in Marina to the Lagos State government.
According to Ambode, it shows the President’s uncommon enthusiasm for Lagos State, which is in accordance with the guarantee he made in Lagos amid the electioneering effort, that the enthusiasm of Lagosians will dependably be principal in his heart.
He also said that President Buhari’s endorsement had come during a period that the old Lagos State House in Marina, which is nearby to the Presidential Lodge, is likewise being set up for a change to The Lagos History Center, as a sign of respect to and festivity of every single previous legislative head of Lagos State, and for the advantage of mankind in general.
The State Executive Council had affirmed the Lagos House Marina to be transformed into Lagos History Center for tourism purposes.
It is believed that the Lagos State Government will start a procedure that will change the entire zone into a culture zone in the following a few years that each Lagosian will be glad for, and that those two structures will be supported as world-class landmarks by the Lagos State Government to compliment the progressing bigger arrangement meant to change the Marina-Onikan hub into a multi-sectorial culture zone.”
Appropriately, the representative’s arrangement for Marina-Onikan culture zone incorporates a skywalk that would associate Marina the distance to the Freedom Park on Broad Street with a specific end goal of offering a definitive perspective of the “way of life arcade” that will rise amongst Marina and Broad Street and the whole zone to sightseers and neighborhood guests.
Moreover, Mr. Ambode said the hub would likewise oblige a Tourist Welcome Center that contains a multi layer auto stop, shopping center, Lagos Aquarium Center and other traveler offices.