Book a hotel in Ado-Ekiti today. Ado Ekiti, a city in Southwest Nigeria, is the capital and government seat of Ekiti state. And the city is conspicuously the largest urban centre in the state.
One thing the whole of Ekiti state is known for is their love for knowledge. As a matter of fact, most likely due to this reason, the slogan or motto of the state is "fountain of knowledge." There is a myth – that many have sworn is true – that every family in Ekiti (extended, that is) has a professor.
The many national exams written in the country makes it clear the percentage of people from Ekiti state who go to school and even further beyond what people from other states would consider the standard. Ado Ekiti is the home of the first military governor of the former Western Region, Adekunle Fajuyi.
The economy of the city is mostly based on Agriculture and they are known to trade in forest products such as kolanut, cocoa and other oil palm produces. They also produce other crops like cassava, yam, cocoyam, maize, cowpea, citrus, plantain and fruits like cashew, mango and orange. The people of Ado Ekiti have relatively the same dishes with other parts of Western Nigeria, but they are famous for their love for pounded yam and they can eat it every day with no qualms.
There are many places that a tourist can enjoy in Ado Ekiti and the surrounding towns in Ekiti state. One of such places is the Fajuyi Memorial Park in Ado Ekiti but other places such as the Ikogosi warm springs in Ikogosi, Arinta waterfalls at Ipole-Iloro are also tourist centres that a visitor can visit from Ado Ekiti.
Hotels in Ado-Ekiti are also affordable and on can find them in different grades and levels, just like in every other part of the world.