Omu Resort set for maiden food festival
Omu Resort, the premier family destination resort in Lagos State, is set to hold its first annual Food Festival to celebrate diverse culinary experiences in the country.
The Food festival themed “Explore Your Taste Buds”, scheduled to hold at Omu Resort, Bogije Town, Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos would run from Saturday, 23rd to Sunday, 24th December 2017.
The resort is home to twenty-one attractions that include a zoo consisting animals ranging from lion, hyenas, giraffes, ostriches. Visitors are also able to engage in activities such as quad biking, kayaking, go-carting, sea world, a water park, blade skating, and paint balling among others.
Speaking on the festival, the Resort Assistant General Manager, Moji Ibhaze, said the event aims to bring different cultures including food and dances together adding that guests would learn about different cultures not just their foods.
“The food festival is about celebrating Nigeria’s diversity through food and culture while also showcasing the food and culture of visitors to Nigerians”, he said.
According to him, the event would feature a culturally diverse menu consisting of Chinese, Continental, Senegalese, Nigerian and Indian foods.“Lagos is home to so many ethnic groups, not just Nigerians but several international groups with presence in Nigeria dating back so many decades.
“You have the Chinese, the Indians, Senegalese, Ghanaians, Beninois, Igbos, Hausas, Yorubas, South Africans and so on. It is about celebrating Christmas together,” he said.
Ibhaze said by holding the food festival they are expanding the frontier of tourism in the country while also celebrating its unity and diversity. According to him, activities slated for the event include traditional dances, the food festival as well as the various activities the resort has to offer.
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