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Saleh Rabo, National President of Federation of Tourism Association of Nigeria (FTAN) is dead.
Rabo, the Managing Director of All States Travels, was a member of the Nigerian Tourism Development Board (NTDB).
He was Vice President of the National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) from 2012 till 2016.
A statement by Ovie Esewhaye for the NTDB said the board was saddened by Rabo’s demise.
‘He was an integral member of the NTDC family. Rabo was a seasoned tourism practitioner and promoter who contributed selflessly to the growth and development of tourism in Nigeria.’
It added that the deceased was a strong advocate of private sector participation in tourism businesses.
Esewhaye said his numerous contributions to the tourism industry in Nigeria would be well remembered.
The statement further described Rabo as a gentleman who was humble and dedicated to service.
The board condoled with the family and prayed that his soul rests in peace.
AFRICA TODAY NEWS, NEW YORK