About Jos Carnival

The maiden edition of the Jos Carnival kicked off on Wednesday, with a fiesta for Plateau children.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that wife of the Plateau Governor, Mrs. Regina Lalong, accompanied by the children, ushered in the carnival with a walk.

The governor’s wife, in a speech, said that the carnival was, in itself, a testimony to the fact that permanent peace had returned to Plateau.

“That we are holding a carnival confirms that Plateau is stable; it is a clarion call to the whole world to come to Plateau and explore the massive opportunities it offers,” she said.

She said that the carnival would showcase the rich cultural heritage of the state to tourists and remind them of Plateau’s place as the leading tourists destination in the country.

"An opportunity to bring people together, going beyond tribal and religious conflicts"

THE TEAM

Mrs. Tamwakat Weli

Honourable Commissioner for Tourism, Culture and Hospitality
The Tourism industry in the State, when prioritized and the citizens are sensitized to value and appreciate the potentials and endowments they have in the State, the industry is capable of turning the financial fortunes of the State for good.

Ejila Ali Solomon

Local Organising Committee Chairman, Jos Carnival
Our goal is to make Jos, and by extention Plateau State and Nigeria , a major reference point for Tourism in the world! We have started, we are on course and we march on relentlessly until this goal is attained and much more

Nakris Elaine Kwardem

Head of Admin/Secretariat
The tourism industry is capable of turning the financial fortunes of Plateau State around for good... It is capable of placing the state in the league of the top 5 states with the highest earnings from IGR in Nigeria.

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