Factors Responsible for the Sustainability of Badagry Tourist Sites as a Unique Tourism Destination in Nigeria

Aina Olayinka Christopher
2020 The International Journal of Humanities & Social Studies  
This research work focuses on the factors responsible for the sustainability of the Badagry tourist site as a unique tourism destination in Lagos State. Data for the research work were obtained from the management of the tourist sites as well as tourists who visit the tourist site. A survey design was used and data analyzed using descriptive statistic and chi-square test of independent. The major findings of the study show that the various tourist sites in badagry tourism destination were
more » ... tination were sustained on the revenue generated from the sales of ticket as well as Lagos state government intervention both in cash and infrastructure. The study recommends that for more sustainability of the tourist site as well as various tourist sites in Nigeria as a whole, government needs to provide adequate security to various tourist destination and improve the depleted infrastructure within the sites in order to encourage various tourists both locally and internationally to the destinations. The study sees tourism as a sustainable diversification from oil driven economy to an economy propelled by revenue from tourism sector development if properly maintained.
doi:10.24940/theijhss/2020/v8/i10/hs2009-049 fatcat:skg6d5foaza6nkunlo5cvemwa4