...Mulade Tells Federal, State Govts to Plant More Trees to Protect Environment

A renowned environment sustainability advocacy NGO in Nigeria known as the Center for Peace and Environmental Justice, CEPEJ, with Head Office in Warri Delta State, and branch Offices in Abuja, Lagos, Kano, as well as Delta State Riverine, has joined the entire world to mark this year’s World Environment Day tagged “Biodiversity: Time for Nature,” from 1st to 5th June, 2020.

On June 4, 2020, the Abuja Office of the NGO in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Environment, FCT, Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB), National Orientation Agency (NOA), and GiveFood Nigeria, commemorated the world environment day at Byazhin Community in Bwari Local Government Area of the FCT.

The event featured the sensitization of residents on environmental management, tree planting, as well as the distribution of face-masks, hand sanitizers, and food palliatives to residents.

A representative of the Deputy Director of Environment at the NOA, a representative of the Director, Environmental Monitoring at the AEPB, a representative of the Department of Environmental Health and Safety at the AEPB, as well as cabinet members of the Byazhin Ruling Council, actively participated in the event.

The Warri Head Office of CEPEJ, in collaboration with Chief Vincent Oyibode, representing Udu, Ughelli South and the Urhobo’s in Warri Area on the Board of DESOPADEC, marked this year's World Environment Day at Oghior, in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State, on Friday June 5, 2020.

The CEPEJ Warri Team celebrated the day with activities including public awareness campaign on biodiversity as a means of protecting and preserving the environment with concerns for local organisms, animals and plants; a sensitization campaign on preventive measu