The Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has collaborated with Platinum Entertainment Limited to
host the maiden edition of Queen of Ibile Pageant Awards and Reality Show.
The ministry says it is a way of projecting the cultural heritage of all the five divisions of the State by
The Special Adviser to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Solomon Bonu said: “I commend the organiser of this show for this initiative because this type of innovation is what directly falls in line with the T.H.E.M.E.S Agenda of Governor Sanwo-Olu led administration”.
He further added that Lagos is known as the hub of trade and investment in Nigeria, but this show will present Lagos as a tourist destination for arts and culture.
However, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), of Platinum Entertainment Limited, Mrs. Olayinka Edu, who is also the convener of the Pageant and Reality Show noted that the event was designed to be strictly indigenous in content and will promote tourism in Lagos State.
In her words, “The mission of Queen of IBILE project is to shed more light on the unique identity of IBILE and provide lots of historical insight on the administrative divisions of Lagos State.”
She explained the idea behind the ‘Queen of IBILE’ which was inspired by various happenings in Lagos, adding that the auditioning for the reality show would come up in September 2021.