There is no doubt that tourism in Nigeria been very interesting and very lucrative over the years.

The National PRO, Nigerian Tour Operators Association (NATOP) Sam Adeleke, has an affirmation to the interesting and remarkable history of one of Nigeria’s tourism state, Akwa-Ibom.

Adeleke who recently toured the beautiful State with his team shared his experience on ‘’Silverbird Today.’’

Adeleke affirmed that the South-Eastern State is a remarkable place to be, making reference to Okot- Abasi, where the amalgamation (ie the Northern and Southern protectorate) was signed in 1914.

According to him, it is the same place where the Calabar province revolted against the colonialist, and it was learnt that Calabar women fought and defended their husbands and fought against the colonialist.

Adeleke also stated that other artefacts seen during their visit to another part of the state, Uyo was their visit to a dungeon where slaves were kept till when the ships will come and take them overseas with ships.

On his advice to tourism enthusiasts, he urged other people to also harness the tourist sites in their state, while emphasizing that him and his team will visit other states like Ogun State.

To make his tour to the state a complete one, Adeleke said he eat and enjoyed the various delicious soups like: Apkapkakpa, Afang, Edikaikong and others he saw in the state.

Interestingly, Adeleke revealed that there are people who have been ordering for bowls of soups from the state to other parts of Nigeria and beyond Nigeria.

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