Gov Ododo Appoints Hajia Bilkisu Abdulsalam Ogueyi, GM Kogi State Hotels and Tourism Board

The Kogi State Government has announced the appointment of Hajia Bilkisu Abdulsalam Ogueyi as the new General Manager of the Kogi State Hotels and Tourism Board, effective May 24, 2023.

According to the letter of appointment signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mrs. Folashade Arike Ayoade the decision to appoint Hajia Bilkisu Abdulsalam is predicated on her tenacity of purpose, diligence at work, and her significant contributions to the development of tourism in Nigeria.

Hajia Bilkisu Abdulsalam Ogueyi is the owner of one of the most prosperous and thriving tourism companies in Nigeria, BboogTravel and Tours Abuja. She has also served as the President of the National Association of Tour Operators in Nigeria (NATOP) and is currently the President of the Nigerian Women in MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions) organization.

“Hajia Bilkisu Abdulsalam’s extensive experience in the tourism industry, coupled with her passion for promoting Nigeria’s rich cultural heritage, makes her the ideal candidate to lead the Kogi State Hotels and Tourism Board,” said Governor Usman Ododo. “We are confident that under her leadership, the state will witness a significant increase in tourism activities and revenue generation.”

Hajia Bilkisu Abdulsalam Ogueyi has traveled to over 42 countries, promoting tourism and showcasing the best that Nigeria has to offer. Her appointment is a testament to the Kogi State Government’s commitment to positioning the state as a premier tourism destination in Nigeria.

The Kogi State Government congratulates Hajia Bilkisu Abdulsalam on her well-deserved appointment and wishes her success in her new role.

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