A new natural tourism site, which will add to the global wonders in the universe has been discovered on a foot of a mountain along Ado – Ekiti road, Iyin Ekiti, Ekiti State.
The rock wonder, which looks like an amphitheatre is found on Abanijorin Rock, one of the beautiful rocks which God planted within Iyin Ekiti landscape.
It is covered with a rock shelter and harbours a sequential arrangement of rock pebbles as seats capable of sitting 500 guests or audience during a performance
The natural amphitheatre has an entrance, an exit, air outlets and a foyer, where guests or audience can stand to have an awesome panoramic view of Ado Ekiti.
Senior Special Assistant on Tourism Development to Ekiti – State governor, Mr Wale Ojo – Lanre, who made this disclosure to journalists during an interactive session in Lagos, said he led a team of tourism enthusiasts to the site for verification and on the-spot-assessment and “we all marvelled at the unique wonder of nature, which Ekiti – State harbours.“
He disclosed that the site was discovered by one Pastor Bayode, who tenders Mount of Solutions and Power, an adjoining mountain, which is about two kilometres to the site, who informed one of Team Ekiti Tourism Development, who led a team on a hiking expedition within the rocky environment.
Mr Ojo – Lanre said that a team from the Ekiti State Economic Research and Policy Documentation would be visiting the new site to take visual inventory of the site for further attention and enhancement.
The Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Ekiti – State congratulated Dr Fayemi, who he described as a tourism-friendly governor and the people of Ekiti State for the discovery of another spell-bounding, natural and nature tended money-spinning tourism site in Ekiti – State.