…Residents Hail Senator’s Efforts Towards Making Kwara South a Tourist Hub
The Senator representing Kwara South Senatorial District, Arch Oyelola Ashiru has stated that the upgrade of Owu Waterfalls will energize Kwara State economy.
Senator Ashiru disclosed this on Tuesday during his visit to Owa Kajola Community, the host town of Owu Waterfalls for an on-the-spot assessment of ongoing projects and for community interactions.
In his address, the Senator charged the host community to be warmth and accommodating to visitors, adding that, the host community should showcase the rich and fascinating culture embedded in the town which is predominantly human relations and hospitality.
The Senator said the site will create cultural attractions for the pleasure of the visitors, noting that the aesthetic and captivating view of the Owu Waterfalls experience should linger on in the memory of the tourists.
The lawmaker however charged the host community to be more enterprising, now that the waterfalls will have more visitors.
”The community should take the avenue to sell their farm produce and engage in more crafts and artistic design that will project the waterfalls and at the same time boost the economy of the town.” He advised
Ashiru described the upgrade and the development of the waterfall which is one of his constituency projects for 2020, as a catalyst to initiate massive transformation that has been promised by the State Government.
The Onire of Owa-Onire, HRH Oba Ramonu Ifabiyi III while receiving Senator Ashiru commended him and expressed his believe in KWARA APC government towards the transformation of the waterfalls.
The monarch assured the lawmaker of the community support for His Excellency, Mallam Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, the Governor and the leader of Kwara APC.
The community responding through Mallam Saka Ogunbiyi, appreciated the Senator for his efforts towards making Kwara South a Tourist hub.
Ogunbiyi noted that, the work of Local Vigilantes have been activated to ensure the safety of visitors at the time of visit.