One Lagos Fiesta: 10 Highlights from The Commissioner of Information’s Tweet Chat With The Netng


One Lagos Fiesta: 10 Highlights from The Commissioner of Information’s Tweet Chat With The Netng

By Joan Omionawele

As One Lagos Fiesta officially kicks off on the 24th of December till December 31st, NET had a tweetchat with the Honourable Commissioner of Information and Strategy in Lagos State, Steve Ayorinde on the line up of activities and what Lagosians should expect from the eight day fiesta.

Here are the highlights of the conversation hosted by NET’s Executive Editor, Jide Taiwo.

Entertainment is the new oil and gas

The governor believes that the entertainment industry is the new oil and gas.

— Steve Ayorinde (@stevoree) December 22, 2017

The nature of One Lagos Fiesta (eight days of concerts across five divisions of Lagos) has a direct impact on the state’s economy

Jobs are being provided across the chain and the economy of the state is being reflated.

— Steve Ayorinde (@stevoree) December 22, 2017

Lagos is the third biggest destination for business tourism in Africa

Also, asides Johannesburg and Cairo, Lagos is the biggest destination for business tourist in Africa. In any case, ain’t no party like the Lagos party. #1LagosFiesta

— Steve Ayorinde (@stevoree) December 22, 2017

Holding the event simultaneously in five locations is the government’s way of ensuring every division of the state has equal opportunities to develop

Yes! Very much so. In line with its campaign promise, the priority of this administration is to carry everyone along and to run a government of inclusiveness.This is not limited to entertainment alone but in the area of sports, infrastructure, light up Lagos, roads. The vision

— Steve Ayorinde (@stevoree) December 22, 2017

One Lagos Fiesta is a fulfilment of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s campaign promise of T.H.E.S.E- Tourism, Hospitality, Entertainment, Sports for Excellence

It’s one of the project campaign of the governor -T.H.E.S.E project which stands for Tourism, Hospitality, Entertainment and Sports for Excellence.

— Steve Ayorinde (@stevoree) December 22, 2017

Of the Ambode Administration is to make lagos work for everybody irrespective of where you live within the state. This is what informed the expansion of the Lagos countdown which used to hold at the lagos bar beach for only 1 night into an 8 day fiesta holding simultaneously

— Steve Ayorinde (@stevoree) December 22, 2017

A spectacular fireworks show is one of the many things that would stun tourists on New Year’s Eve

Great content, new artists performing for the first time at #1LagosFiesta, cultural displays indigenous to the 5 divisions of the state, the best cuisines from different parts of Lagos and on crossover night at Eko Atlantic, the most spectacular fire works display ever

— Steve Ayorinde (@stevoree) December 22, 2017

Lagos State Government will play its part by creating a platform for new stars to emerge

The role of the government is to establish the framework that discovers new talents in different areas of creative endeavour so LGT provides that platform for the audience to appreciate talents and choose winners.It is our belief that talent scout, music producers and investors

— Steve Ayorinde (@stevoree) December 22, 2017

But music producers, music investors and industry experts will take it from there

The role of the government is to establish the framework that discovers new talents in different areas of creative endeavour so LGT provides that platform for the audience to appreciate talents and choose winners.It is our belief that talent scout, music producers and investors

— Steve Ayorinde (@stevoree) December 22, 2017

Although Governor Ambode would attend some events, it’s less of him and more of the people’s fiesta!

Yes,he will be. Last year he was at all the venues. This year, he will be present at some of the venues. His belief is that, it is the people’s fiesta. Government should not own or dominate it. #1LagosFiesta

— Steve Ayorinde (@stevoree) December 22, 2017

There’s absolutely no need to ask who’s better between Wizkid and Davido; they’re both amazing!

Their fans are happy with their content and artistry. Lagos state is proud to have them as ambassadors to the limitless creative offerings at the center of excellence. They need our support to climb higher in their nascent but remarkable careers. They will go far! #1lagosfiesta

— Steve Ayorinde (@stevoree) December 22, 2017

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