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Governor Sanwo-Olu, Dabiri Meet Over Badagry Festival

Sanwo-Olu, Dabiri meet over Badagry Festival.

Funsho Akinwale

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Chairman/CEO of Nigerians In Diaspora Commission, on Thursday paid a courtesy visit to Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, at the Lagos House, Marina.

Governor Sanwo-Olu, Dabiri Meet Over Badagry Festival

Sanwo-Olu, during the visit, vowed to work with the federal government to provide operational logistics supports for the successful hosting of the 2019 Badagry Diaspora Festival tagged “Door of Return” slated to hold sometime in October.

Sanwo-Olu and Dabiri
Sanwo-Olu and Dabiri

The governor thanked the commission for the visit and the Badagry community as well as stakeholders for being receptive to tourists.

Earlier, Dabiri-Erewa had said that the 2019 festival would mark 400 years of the history of slave trade in Africa.

Sanwo-Olu addressing the entourage
Sanwo-Olu addressing the entourage

The former federal lawmaker noted that they were taken out of Badagry through the point-of-no return, adding that the purpose of the visit was to intimate the governor on the project

Abike Dabiri appreciating the governor
Abike Dabiri appreciating the governor

“The festival will enable the commission to build a permanent “Door of Return” platform to further promote tourism in the area and as well as in the state.”

The cross session 
The cross session 

“The festival would showcase Africa to the world in good light and on a positive note,” she said.