LaCampagne Tropicana Resort, a household name in the hospitality industry and foremost African theme resort in Ikegun, Ibeju-Lekki area of Lagos State, which sits on 65 acres of land overlooking the Atlantic Ocean is set to expand its business and explore the huge tourism opportunity in East Africa.
President of the resort, Wanle Akinboboye, stated this recently in Lagos during the company's high level discussions with a consortium of Projects Advisers and Financial Arrangers coordinated by ICMG Securities Limited, Crowland and Co. of Nigeria and Edenbul of Kenya. ICMG Securities Ltd is a Nigerian investment banking firm with demonstrated performance across many markets, while Edenbul, is a premium business development company based in Kenya under the leadership of Manz Denga, a Harvard graduate with clear understanding of business development in Africa.
According to Frans Ojielu, ICMG's Financial Advisor/Project Director, "ICMG is very excited to work with tested partners to take the Tropicana to the African market space and showcase its strides in resorts and entertainment in the last twenty years."
About two hours drive from Victoria Island, LaCampagne Tropicana Resort offers a unique blend of natural environment, which includes a fresh blend of natural environment that includes a fresh water lake, accessible mangrove forest, a savannah, extensive sand beach and warm Atlantic sea.
In addition to the expansion into East Africa, the resort is also expanding the Lekki outfit and developing a 270 acre river resort in Koton in Kogi State, while plans are underway to extend the frontiers to other states in Nigeria in line with the vision of the current democratic dispensation to make Nigeria, a tourism destination country.