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Akwaaba 2018: Senator Ita Giwa to Open Jollof Rice War

Senator Florence Ita Giwa will be the Special Guest at this year's Jollof Rice War Competition at Akwaaba African Travel Market taking place in Lagos in September.

One of Africa's most Prominent Women and the Chairperson of The Carnival Calabar, Senator Florence Ita Giwa who is a promoter of African Cuisine will declare open the jollof rice war.

The Culinary Tourism Contest will involve the 3 West African Countries of Nigeria, Ghana and The Gambia. Last year 25 chefs from Ghana and Nigeria participated in the first jollof rice war.

This year Gambia Tourism Board has nominated Mrs. Ida Cham of Yabouy Home cooking to represent The Gambia as the charming West African country seeks to renew its presence in Nigeria.

The leading Tourism Destination in Middle East and Africa, Dubai will be attending the 2018 Akwaaba ATM with over 15 companies set to exhibit at the popular travel and tourism show.

The 2018 Akwaaba ATM will hold from 9 to 11 September at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. Register to attend by sending email to or call +234 814 628 8455. Here are 7 Reasons Why You Should Attend The 2018 Akwaaba ATM.

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