There’s hope for better days ahead for Tourists and Sports Lovers who want to come to Ondo State for their sport activities and tourism as Governor Akeredolu has promised to always provide the enabling environment.
Akeredolu made this known today at the closing of the First Auto Race in Ondo State. ” This is Sunshine State ! I can tell you that we have the best potentials for tourism in its natural state – the Araromi Sea, Idanre Hills and the Ilara -Mokin beautiful Valley.
“Although, we have just started, but I can assure you we would put in place all the necessary infrastructures for Public Private Partnership to thrive”, he said.
The Governor also disclosed that the event was sponsored by private business ventures. He thanked the Chief Executive Officer of Elizade Motors, Chief Michael Ade-Ojo for investing in the State.
Early, the Secretary to the State Government, Hon. Ifedayo Abegunde and the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Right Hon. David Oleyelogun declared the Rally open. Abegunde said that the Auto Rally would boost the state’s economy and expose the tourism potentials of the State to the World.
Ondo Auto Rally which featured Car Racing, Drifting and Stunt Driving was done in collaboration with Wuraola Golf Championship.
The display of a “Locally Manufactured Car” by Alex Ephraim Akwiwu added glamour as the Governor rode in the car into the Government House signaling the end of the event.
Mr Antonio Sandouk came first and got N250,000 cash prize. Other participants who also got prizes were : Abiola Awosika, Nicholas Barberopoulos and some Motorcyclists from the State.