Chairman, Cross River State Carnival Commission and seasoned tourism development expert, Sir Gabe Onah has received an award of excellence at the just concluded Nigeria Association of Tour Operators (NATOP), AGM 2018 held in Jos the Plateau State capital.
Sir Gabe Onah who has made seasoned contributions and selfless services in Africa’s culture and tourism sector was honoured alongside other industry experts including, the former commissioner of tourism, Plateau state, Hon. Mwankon Peter, Mr. John Best and a host of others.
The much awaited NATOP AGM ended with new executive members and the constitution of a new board of trustees.
The very tense election saw Abuja based Hajia Bilkisu Abdul of BBOG Travels elected as NATOP National President while Lagos Based Ime Udo was elected the Vice President.
In her acceptance speech Hajia Bilkisu extended a hand of fellowship to the 2 candidates she had defeated in the elections.
Members of the new BOT include Malam Kabiru Malan, former NANTA President, Mrs. Fatima Garbati the Former President of NATOP, Mr. Jemi Alade, Pioneer Tour Operator, Gabe Onah, Chairman Carnival Calabar Commission, Nkereuwem Onung, a Past President of NATOP, Iyom Josephine Anenih and Mr. Ikechi Uko, a travel expert.