Africa: Nigeria’s Attorney General, Malami list tourism body, NIHOTOUR other MDAs as agencies with accommodation problem


Nigeria’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has listed National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR), among MDAs in the country that is currently grappling with the issue of accommodation in the country.

According to the attorney general transmitted a list of ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) with office accommodation challenge to President Muhammadu Buhari for prompt action.

The minister made the disclosure yesterday when a delegation from the National Institute For Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR) paid him a courtesy visit in Abuja.

In his address, NIHOTOUR’s Director General, Nura Sani Kangiwa, said they were at the office to forward the institute’s request for a permanent office and a training hotel from the seized assets of the Federal Government.

A statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, quoted the minister as saying: “We have already compiled a comprehensive profile of MDAs that share common position with you with particular reference to accommodation by way of putting in a memo to the President seeking his approval to allow for such consideration.”

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