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ACReSAL equips Adamawa community leaders on Climate Change

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ACReSAL equips Adamawa community leaders on Climate Change

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The Agro-climate Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscapes Project (ACReSAL) has declared open a two day sensitization workshop and interactive session on climate change For community leaders and other stakeholders in Adamawa state.

At the event held at Muna Hotels Conference Hall in Yola, the Hon. Commissioner Min. Of Environment Adamawa state, Mohammed Sadiq, described Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa state as environmental friendly Governor as a result of his timely and vibrant policies on weather and climate.

Sadiq who announced that the monthly sanitation observed every last Saturdays of every month has been restored by the Fintiri led administration in Adamawa.

He added that the government bans cutting down of trees because of its dangers to the society, ensuring afforestation and protecting the environment.

Speaking, the Deputy Chairman House Committee on Environment at the State House of Assembly, Mr. Kefas Kelvin, expressed the readiness of the house to make laws that will help to protecting the environment.

Mr. Kelvin who is the member representing Toungo called on the participants to take the programme with utmost seriousness for the benefit of all.

Earlier in an opening remarks, the Senior Special Adviser to Adamawa state Governor on Environment Alh. Usman Yahaya Diyajo says “ACReSAL programme was established by Adamawa state government in collaboration with the world bank.

In an interview with newsmen, one of the participants Alh. Bashiru Sa’idu Lawan who is the District Head of Bazza, promised to complement government efforts in sensitising people and protecting the environment.

The District Head frowned on how some people compromise and undermine government efforts.

The theme for the programme is “Trees and Humility; the need for urgent Action on Building Sustainable Ecosystem”

The mission and vision of ACReSAL project, are addressing environmental challenges arising from climate and poor landscape practices in Northern Nigeria to have strong practices and polices on ecological restoration and a climate change Resilient community.

The sensitization workshop will be rounded off on Saturday 14th October 2023.