Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has chosen 28-year-old travel content creator, Pelumi Nubi, as the state’s tourism ambassador.

Sanwo-Olu Appoints Pelumi Nubi As Tourism Ambassador

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The governor’s Senior Special Assistant on New Media, Jubril Gawat, announced the appointment in a tweet on Monday, April 8, 2024.

Pelumi’s Appointment 

During the event, the governor named Pelumi as the Tourism ambassador for the state. He also announced that she would receive a car and a house as gifts, along with covering the bills from her trip.

He encouraged her to explore the state and share the Lagos story she experienced.

Sanwo-Olu said, “We want you to take time to explore all sides of Lagos; go on our train and boat rides. We want you to discover your home and share the Lagos story you’ve seen with the world.”

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Nubi, who completed her solo road trip from London, United Kingdom, to Lagos, Nigeria on Sunday, April 7, 2024, was welcomed at the Nigeria-Benin Republic border by the state Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Toke Benson-Awoyinka, and the Special Adviser, Tourism, Arts and Culture, Idris Aregbe.

Nubi began her solo journey in a car on January 30, 2024.

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Here’s another great read for you: Video: Pelumi Nubi Arrives Nigeria After A Solo Trip From London To Lagos

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