MEDIA TOUR: Yankari Games Reserve is Free & Safe For Resort
On 4th of November 2019, The Commissioner of Culture & Tourism, Alh Habibu alongside Owner of DOUBLE 4 ICC, Ag. General Manager, Prominent Entertainers from Kanny Wood, Beehive and members of the press embarked on a tour around the reserve inspecting the alleged Yellow Fever Outbreak that has been making the rounds on social media.
The star-studded Tour includes Northern Nigeria’s popular Musicians, Comedians, and Actors & Actress.
The Acting GM on an opening remark
“Good afternoon Ladies & Gentlemen
Salisu Zachari, Famous Artiste Suleiman Bosho, Jamila Nakudu, Al’amin Buhari & BOC Madaki You’re most welcomed to Yankari Game Reserve., Yankari is a Premiere Game Reserve, it was established in the year 1956 and commercialized in the year 1962 with a total conservation area of 2244.10 KM square.
Yankari is blessed with Natural Endowment and we have varieties of Plants & Animals. The reserve has a total of 358 species as of 1999 CENSUS.
We have DUKKE WELLS 7KM Drive from here, we have Marshal Caves, The Safari which we shall be visiting sight the animals apart from those we have accommodation we have the Luxury Villa, Conference Halls, Corporate Villa, Marshal House, Diplomatic VIPs, and Royal Vila , so it is a good fascinating place whereby we invite the general public to . We want to inform the general public that Yankari is Safe, There is this mischief information that spreads round over social media like Wild Fire of which we didn’t experience, people were saying that up t 10 Rangers died in Yankari of which is not true, we have not experienced any death with regards to the alleged fake news that was said to have been enacted from Yankari. We want the general Public to disregard such information and we want to tell the General public that of recent we have recorded 746 visitors that came into Yankari and we want to tell the general people that just yesterday a well-known NGO is known as CBM INTERNATIONAL they just had a workshop for good 4 nights in the reserve so Yankari. “
The Team went through all department inspecting from the administrative blocks toLodging areas (The Villas), Conference halls, Museum, Wikki warm spring water, Restaurents then the safari to round up the tour.
Check out pictures adopted from the TOUR below.