In order to encourage tourists to visit Edo state, the Edo state, Hon.commisioner for
Arts,Culture,Tourism and Diaspora affairs Osaze Osemwegie-Ero in company of the crown prince of Benin kingdom, Ezelekhae Ewuare and other tourists, professionals visited sopkonba island resort.
Sopkonba resort is located in Sopkonba community Orhiomhon Local Government area of Edo state, its about 45mins drive from Benin metropolis.
The resort is surrounded by historical island,beautiful water body with distinct colour and clarity.
The resort which was founded in 1897, have in its surrounding ,old dilapidated guest houses built by the then military governor of Bendel state Lt.Rtd Brig General Samuel Ogbemudia.