Created in 1996, and as such considered one of the youngest states in Nigeria, Ebonyi state certainly cannot be counted first among the most popular states in the southeast region of Nigeria. From its serene environment and greenery to the variety of local foods and of course, the rich culture. However, visitors are bound to have a thrill exploring the locales. In an interview with Ogechi Kalu, the manager of Hotel Geneza – one of the largest hotels in the state’s capital, Abakiliki, shares four reasons budget travelers need to visit the city popularly referred to as the “Salt of the Nation”.
|Okposi Salt Lake|
Tourist sites for adventurous travelers to exploreThere are not so many tourist sites in Ebonyi, and the few available are mostly scenic locations. A popular site is the Okposi Salt Lake, it exemplifies why Ebonyi is called “the salt of the nation”. You find a lot of salt traders there. Others include the Abakaliki Green Lake which is found inside the Ebonyi State Government House, Abakaliki Greater Rice Husks, and the Abakaliki Golf Course for those who love to play golf.