Golden Tulip Hotel will Open Before My Inauguration In March – Obiano
By James Eze
The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has assured that
Golden Tulip Hotel, Agulu, formerly known as Agulu Lake Hotel will
open for business before his inauguration for a second term in office
on March 17 this year.
Speaking during a facility tour of the hotel on Tuesday, Governor
Obiano explained that both the contractor handling the hotel and the
management of Golden Tulip Hotel Group had given him strong assurances
that a grand opening of the hotel would be one of the highpoints of
his upcoming inauguration.
“This beautiful place will be ready for use before my inauguration on
March 17 this year. And the first retreat that my new executive
council will have will hold in this hotel. So, we have kept our
promise. We carry out our programmes according to our budget,” the
governor explained, pointing out that he remained focused on
delivering on his promises to Ndi Anambra always.
Confirming the Governor’s assurances, the Chief Executive Officer of
Golden Tulip West Africa Limited, Mr Amaechi Ndili stated that the
ambition of the hotel management was to open the hotel before Governor
“Our ambition is to open this place according to the governor’s
wishes. He has expressed his strong wishes to see this place opened
for his inauguration. And that is the ambition that we have. We are
working to achieve that ambition,” Mr Ndili emphasized.
The hospitality buff further explained that Golden Tulip had developed
ambitious plan for it Agulu branch saying “we would like to use this
place as a centre of excellence; to train our people from this area so
that they can become experts in the hospitality industry.”
Mr Ndili also assured that Golden Tulip had set its sights on
delivering the highest quality in hotel services in the world to
Anambra State and its people.
According to him, “this facility is going to be the leading hotel in
Eastern Nigeria for many years to come. Working hand in hand with the
government, we have transformed this place. Our ambition has always
been to deliver to Anambra State and its people the highest quality in
Rounding off the tour, Governor Obiano expressed satisfaction with the
progress of work on the hotel and a strong hope that it would be ready
for business as assured.