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The Ogun Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Dr Toyin Taiwo, recently said that the ministry had concluded plans to explore online marketing for adire fabrics and other cultural products in the state.
He made this known during a visit to his office at Okemosan, Abeokuta.
He said,“It will surprise you that Ogun will be doing the first of its kind, once it is approved, by having our adire market online. We will be selling all these things again.
“All our products will be online, our cultural team, our cultural tours, our troops too will be online.
Dr Taiwo also added,“Very soon, we are coming up with the virtual reality, whereby you can just sit down and experience all that you need to without even travelling physically to enjoy or explore these things.”
The commissioner said It is COVID-19 reality that brought about the development and it is a blessing in disguise.
He added that the state government would take tourist attraction to the people, stressing that Gov. Dapo Abiodun had placed a high priority on the development of the sector in the state
The commissioner said that the state government would continue to create an enabling environment for the private-public partnership for social development of the state.
Also speaking, the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Mrs Melutia Ogunremi, said this was the time to boost tourism in the state.
Ogunremi explained that the state had beautiful tourist sites, adding that it was important to let people know of the existence of these sites.