By; FUNMI ADERINTO, Kaduna
The Chairman Conference of Auditors General for Local Government Areas, Abel Esievo has described the Kajuru Castle as one of the best tourism sites in Africa that attracts tourists to the state.
Speaking with newsmen during an interview on Thursday, he said Nigeria has a lot of tourism attractions, but from what they have seen, they are impressed.
“We pray that such things will be built in this country to attract investors,” he said.
“If we have opportunity to come back here, this is a nice place, I pray that all other parts of the state will emulate and be like this, he advised.
Speaking further, he said: “we build our job together on what each state is doing, to know what each states are doing, and how we can move our Audits forward.
“During the conference, we find out where we are not doing very well, we share our various experiences.
“What we do here is similar to other countries, we now have a standardized Audit reporting system across the country,” he said.
In a response, the Executive Chairman of Kajuru Local Government, Kafra Caino, reiterated his readiness of their efforts while he commended them for visiting Kajuru Castle.
“I am very excited to have all the Auditor Generals of the country converged on Kaduna State especially my local government, we are privileged and honoured to receive them.
He described the building as one of the best tourism attractions in Nigeria.
“This kind of building can be found only abroad but today it is found in Kaduna, it was built over 30 years ago,” he said.
Speaking further, he said, “I’m sure they are very excited about what they saw today.
“It is our pleasure to welcome them into the state to see for themselves the kind of building that was built with stones on rocks,” he added.
It would be recalled that, the Auditors-General General for local governments area council’s in Nigeria are holding their 25th Annual Conference from Monday 14th to Friday 18th September with a theme, “Attaining Fascal Transparency Accountability and Sustainability through better Audit Processes”.