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Ten interesting places to visit in Idomaland this Christmas

Written By Idoma Television on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 | 3:54:00 AM

Welcome home. Here are interesting places to visit in Idomaland before you leave. While some have been abandoned, others are still functioning and contributing to the growth of the land.

1.APA GATE HOTEL is located opposite Jesus College, Makurdi Road, Otukpo. “Apa Gate is an interesting and lovely place to hang out. It’s a modern hotel with  required facilities. The hotel, runs a club party on Fridays and Sundays for Club lovers, and lovely snacks, drinks and palatable foods are sold there.
 
Apa Gate hotel also parades lovely and first class accommodations for tourists or visitors, who come into the town. Rooms such as Silver room, Diamond room,Golden room and kings room, are available for customers. 
 
2.EYUM MEMORIAL FOUNDATION, OTUKPO: Citing the immense contribution of Mrs. Blessing Onuh, wife of the Chairman Otukpo Local Govt, Mrs. Blessing Onuh Built a Gigantic Women Centre for Women and Children’s Development, EYUM MEMORIAL CENTRE, Located at A.B way Otukpo, Benue state. The centre is aimed at empowering and teaching women and children on tailoring, bead making, cloth weaving, computer training e.t.c. 
 
3.RICE MILL, OTUKPO: Otukpo Rice Mill, which is regarded as one of the
biggest in the West African sub-region, is another interesting place to visit this xmas. Activities at the once and still booming industry established more than 50 years ago, have provided jobs to countless of men and women.
 
The rice mill, equipped with about 200 milling machines, occupies 20 hectares of land
within the quiet town of Otukpo, Benue State. 
 
There are different buildings within the mill complex with specific operations, and outside the mill, large pots in many numbers can be seen. The pots are used to parboil grains (rice).
The Rice mill provides employment to the people, and indeed adds to the slogan of the state, “Basket food of the Nation”.
 
4.Royal Plux Cakes And Decorations: Royal plux cakes and decorations
is located at 53, Aleeri Street, Otukpo, Otukpo, Benue, Nigeria. It’s the right place for you to go order for your wedding cake, birthday cake and for eye catching decorations. Royal Plux cakes and decoration as it name implies is a well decorated outlet, and lovely place to be.

5.OTUKPO TOWN: FOR HOLIDAY LOVER WHO WANTS TO EXPLORE SEMI-RURAL LIFE AND ENJOY NATIVE HOSPITALITY, OTUKPO IS THE PLACE TO BE.
Otukpo means a lot to the Idoma people of “Benue State. The town is the undisputed Headquarters of the Idomas. During the last Constitutional Conference when the people strongly agitated for the creation of Apa State, Otukpo was unanimously proposed as its capital. More importantly, the town has some historical significance for the Idomas. It is the headquarters of their ancient kingdom.
The town habours the palace of Agabaidu, the Och’Idoma, the traditional and cultural head of the Idoma nation.
 
6.TITO GATE OTUKPO: Tito gate is located at A.b way, beside Winners Computer Otukpo. Tito, is a cool place where snacks, drinks and different lovely dishes are sold at affordable prices. They offer both take ‘aways’ and eat in. Tito, is a place where lovers, friends and families can hook up, and have a quality time together.
 
7.DOUBLE K RESORT OTUKPO: This is on of the leading hotels in Otukpo, located at old Otobi road, GRA, Otuukpo. Double K offers exclusive services and nice hospitality. It’s a cool place to relax when visiting Otukpo on business or pleasure you Will get the best treat. It is owned by music legend, Bongos Ikwue.

8.GOLDEN PALM RESORT: Idoma land also hosts a lovely and state of the
art hotel, known as Golden palm resort. Golden Palms Resort is located at 3 Old Orobi
Road G.R.A Otukpo,Otukpo in Benue .Golden Palms Resort offers a 24 hour hotel services and  ensures quality for the ultimate satisfaction of the guests. Why not visit Golden Palms Resort today, for all your accommodation booking you would be glad you did.

10.THE OTUKPO GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB:
The Otukpo Golf and Country Club, St. Mark Akpegede, is another interesting place to visit in Idoma land this Xmas Season. The golf club has been upgraded to an international standard golf course and it achieved the standard status within the West African sub-region with the opening of the first front nine green courses by the President of the Senate, Senator David Mark.

VANAPO HOLIDAY RESORT
Vanapo Holiday resort owned by the late political gladitor, Chief Isaac Oduh is another place to be this season. It is the venue of the Miss Idoma beauty pageant. 
 
HAGGAI SUITES
Haggai Suites is unarguably Otukpo’s five star class. Located within the heart of the town, Haggai offers first class hotels activities.
 
ENUMABIA WARM SPRING, OROKAM
Enumabia Warm Spring is another interesting site to behold in Orokam, Ogbadibo LGA. 
 
OWUKPA COAL SITE
It is regarded as the best coal deposit in Nigerian, nay West Africa. Located along the Orokam-Owukp road in Eiupi, though abandoned, the site would still interest tourists.   

Other places include:
Maximum Hotels
Millennium Suites Okpoga
Topmis Report, Owukpa

With all these few listed interesting places in Idoma land, your exmas won’t be a boring.
WELCOME HOME.
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