An Overview of Geotourism Potentials in Managing the Menace of Insecurity within Mubi Region and Environs, North Eastern Nigeria

Audu Vincent E. M., DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING, THE FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, MUBI, ADAMAWA STATE
2018 International Journal of Engineering Research and  
This research paper focused on the overview of geotourism potentials in managing the menace of insecurity within Mubi region and environs, North Eastern Nigeria. Data collection was carried out by using the primary & secondary data collection methods. The primary data collection involved geological mapping, photograph taken of geosites using Itel phone camera (360 HD cam) and the secondary data collection was gathering literature materials on the research topic. The research revealed that,
more » ... gical features such as Cameroon mountain, Mandra mountains, Mubi south quarrying sites are used to manage the menace of insecurity, they serve as escape routes, barriers for protection, provide income, site for traditional briefs, provide minerals like uranium for the manufacturing of atomic bombs to combat insecurity e.t.c. It also shows that geotourism is geologically based, sustainable, geologically informative, locally beneficial and presents tourist satisfaction.
doi:10.17577/ijertv7is070013 fatcat:cpcwyqfwhfe3vg7fp3morp56ci