He noted that the former governor of the state, Alhaji Akwe Doma, was one of the founding fathers of ATPN
and Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN).
Three new children's programs are also being added to the ATPN
schedule-Chic Choc, a series created by and for Aboriginal youth in Quebec; Igloo-gloo, a program aimed at a pre-school audience that focuses on the adventures of seal pups Blanche and Bichou; and Anash and the Legacy of the Sun-Rock, a unique program that blends live action actors and an animated world to tell the story of Anash and Kole, two young men on a quest to find all the fragments of the shattered sun rock.
Mr Uko who laced and sandwiched the citation with personal testimonies of his relationship with Chief Amachree portioned the citation in five parts viz , personal information as being a native of Buguma, educational background as a graduate of Yaba College of Technology, work experience as manager at Bristow Helicopters and others, public appointments as many and in most places being the first and a pathfinder as First National President Association of Travel Practitioners in Nigeria, ATPN, first Nigerian to hold Abuja Carnival , first Nigerian to evolve the concept of 'Point and Kill ' pepper soup , and many other awards.
ATPN, and did everything humanly possible to grow the association.
Former President of the Association of Tourism Practitioners of Nigeria (ATPN
), Mike Amachree has commended the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) for honouring outstanding individuals that have contributed to the growth of the industry during its 20th-anniversary celebration.