The Executive Director, Cavista Holdings, Dele Odufuye, has said it is committed to making Nigeria attractive for hospitality through its investment in Ikogosi Warm Springs Resort in Ekiti State.
He said this during a press briefing in Lagos, after Ikogosi Warm Springs Resort won the Best Holiday Resort in Nigeria at the Hotel Managers Conference in Owerri, Imo State.
Odufuye said, “We are in the hospitality business through Ikogosi Warm Springs Resort, Ekiti State which recently won the Best Holiday Resort in Nigeria at the just concluded Hotel Managers Conference held in Owerri, Imo State.
“Ikogosi is managed by our subsidiary – Glocient Hospitality Limited. Under the chairman of the group, Niyi Olajide, we have invested massively in the resort; we have been able to transform the lives of the people we met in Ikogosi.”
While expressing satisfaction on feedbacks that the guests to the resort had been giving, he noted that Ikogosi was the only warm and cold water spring resort in the world.
Through the investment, he noted that the Internally Generated Revenue of Ekiti State was now boosted, jobs were created and facilities there were produced locally, further boosting local capacity.
He said, “At Cavista Holdings, we are driven by the belief that business should be a force for good. Our primary focus is on investing in the world’s most underserved regions, where we strive to bring together capital, expertise, and partnerships to unlock opportunities, create value, and transform lives.
“Our investment strategy is centered around promoting economic development, job creation, and improving communities around the world, especially in Nigeria. To this end, we have diversified our portfolio across various sectors, including agriculture, energy, hospitality, mining and technology to advance our mission.”
He said it was active in agriculture through Agbeyewa Farms in Ekiti State.
“We are also active in technology through Cavista Tech and PayZeep, our financial technology product that is set to take over the market soon,” he said.