The Hotel Owners Forum Abuja (HOFA) has hailed the appointment of Lola Ade-John as Minister of Tourism.
This is contained in a congratulatory message by the President of HOFA , Mrs Funmi Kazeem on Friday in Abuja.
“I extend our warmest congratulations to Ade-John, for her recent appointment as the minister of tourism.
“We are thrilled to join the nation in celebrating her new role and the trust that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has placed on her to lead the ministry.
“This appointment is a testament to her dedication, IT expertise, and remarkable contributions to the tourism sector over the years.
“Her passion for promoting our country’s diverse cultural heritage, natural beauty, and vibrancy is truly inspiring.
“As an organisation committed to recognising and supporting exceptional achievements, we are excited to see your vision unfold as you steer the ministry towards new horizons,” Kazeem said.
According to the HOFA president, Ade-John’s leadership comes at a crucial time, as the tourism industry plays a pivotal role in the country’s economic growth and global reputation.
She added that the minister’s insight and innovative ideas were sure to enhance the sector’s resilience and drive, especially in a world recovering from unprecedented challenges.
“Her appointment is not only a milestone for her but for all those she represent.
“We look forward to witnessing your commitment to sustainable tourism practices, community empowerment, and the preservation of our nation’s treasures.
“HOFA is here to stand by the minister, offering our support and collaboration as she embarks on this remarkable journey,” Kazeem said. (NAN)