Oyo State, “The Pace-Setter State” has a population of almost six million. This state is endowed with rich cultural and historical heritage. Our communities also have inherent beauties and vast natural and human resources.
As the Pace Setter State, we are developing our resources towards empowering our local communities, preserving our historic and cultural heritage as well as presenting Oyo State as a First Class tourist destination.
The 1st edition of ‘AJUMORIN WALK’ was held on the 24th of January, 2013 in Ibadan. AJUMORIN WALK was organized by the Oyo State Ministry of Culture and Tourism. His Excellency, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, the Executive Governor of Oyo State walked with the citizens of Oyo State from the Agodi Government House to Mapo Hall. Also present at the walk were members of the State Executive Council, Political functionaries and Nollywood Actors/Actresses.
During the walk, The Executive Governor interacted with the people of Oyo State and enlightened them about his transformational agenda. He highlighted the steps taken by his Government on infrastructural rejuvenation some of which are massive road construction and the rehabilitation of the environment.
Following the huge success of AJUMORIN WALK, the Governor of Oyo State signified his intention to take the programme to all the geo-political zones of the State to further interact with the people.
The 2nd edition of the ‘AJUMORIN WALK’ was held in Oyo town on Saturday, the 27th of April 2013.
The walk started from Owode Market to the Palace of His Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, the Alaafin of Oyo.
The Governor interacted with the people of Oyo and shed light on the ongoing massive transformation in Oyo State. People trooped out in their thousands to walk with the Governor.
The 3rd Edition of the Ajumorin Walk will be taking place in Ibadan City on Saturday, the 22nd of June, 2013.
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With the vision of making Oyo State one of the top five tourism destination States in Nigeria, the Tourism Master Plan was developed to: