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CORONA VIRUS FORCES 3rd NATIONAL TOURISM TRANSPORTATION SUMMIT & EXPO 2020 TO BE SHIFTED

President of the Institute of Tourism Professional of Nigeria (ITPN) Chief Abiodun Odusanwo
President of the Institute of Tourism Professional of Nigeria (ITPN) Chief Abiodun Odusanwo

 

By Olayinka Elebute

The organizer of the 3rd National Tourism Transportation Summit and Expo for 2020, has announced through the Main Organising Committee the event stated for the 27th -28th  of April has been postponed due to the Corona-virus Pandemic ravaging the World at the moment.

 

According to the MOC ” We have been keenly observing the international and national development in respect of the COVID 19 (Corona) virus pandemic”.

 

The MOC however feel the pain of the thriving industry that is made to suffer due to the epidemic ravaging the world and slowing down world activities “all sense of responsibility, our heart goes out to the global tourism and transportation industry that are the most affected in these times as nations are lockdown with various travel bans and activated emergency modes. We upheld the sanctity of human life over everything else – we commensurate with nation’s that has lost citizens in their hundreds”. The statement said.

While using the medium to give assurance that the events will certainly be staged in Nigeria at a later date when the world has overcome the deadly pandemic which has kept the world at a standstill.

The Main Organizing Committee (MOC) of the 3rd NTTS has joined the Nigerian Government to watch the  developments of the pandemic till the end of April 2020. This automatically means that the NTTS scheduled for 27th and 28th April, 2020 stands postponed but be rest assured that the MOC will be working on the background; as soon as the relevant bans are relaxed; a new date shall be fixed for the Summit.

 

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