FOOD MEETS FUN AT GTCO FOOD AND DRINK FESTIVAL (VIDEO)
By Oki Samson, Trek Africa Newspaper
It’s a long holiday weekend of fun and enjoyment for family and friends in Lagos as the annual GTCO Food and Drink Festival commenced yesterday 29th April 2023 and will end on Workers’ Day, 1st May 2023. The masterpiece tourist event features food, drinks, fun, music, dance, games, and masterclass sessions.
Drawing over 200 vendors from within and outside Nigeria, Trek Africa Newspaper can report that the GTCO Food and Drinks Festival features various local dishes, continental cuisines, finger foods, cocktails, assorted drinks, and more are on for display and for munching. There is also a playground where children of all ages are treated to non-stop games and entertainment.
The three-day event will also play host to sessions where there will be discussions to promote best practices and also develop the skills and expertise of practitioners in the food, drink and hospitality industry. Trek Africa Newspaper can report that there were four (4) masterclass sessions yesterday.
The GTCO Food and Drink Festival again signposts the GTCO Enterprise as not just an enterprising financial institution but also one that is innovative and is ahead of its peers. It also boost the bank’s economic profile as every vendor opened a GTCO account where all transactions in the food and drink festival happened through various platforms like electronic transfers, USSD code, POS transactions, among others.
With this festival, Trek Africa Newspaper can report that customers, visitors at the occasion applauded GTCO for combining its banking and commerce focus with the arts, culture, entertainment, and tourism capacity of Nigeria. With the festival, GTCO has also placed the city of Lagos in front of the whole world as Nigeria’s home of culture and tourism, the nation’s commercial nerve centre, and West Africa’s economic hub.
See Photos at the Day One of the ongoing GTCO Food and Drink 2023: