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Center for Peace & Environmental Justice observed the 2018 World Environment Day in collaboration with National Orientation Agency Headquarters, Abuja.  CEPEJ team led by the National Coordinator, Comrade Sheriff Mulade, and the Director General of NOA, represented by  Mr. Davidson Aminu,  a Director of the Agency to mark the World  Environment day with the theme: Beat Plastic Pollution. The groups converged at the Jabi Lake Resort Play Ground, Jabi District, Abuja where the participants took off for the street walk.

The representative of the Director General, NOA, Mr. Davidson Aminu, the National Coordinator of CEPEJ, Comrade Sheriff Mulade, Rita Ehimen, CEPEJ Corporate Communications Manager and other relevant stakeholders sensitized the residents of Kado Estate and Jabi. The sensitization and street walk was carried out along  Alex Ekwueme Way through  the  Airport Junction by the Jabi primary school were some the residents, the media  and passersby were addressed on the need to preserve the  environment, reduce or eliminate  plastic pollution, and the need to  keep the  environment clean as well as proper way of managing plastics.

At the Airport junction, the National Coordinator, Comrade Sheriff Mulade while addressing the Newsmen,  asserted  that our environment is our heritage, our environment must be preserved and he advised government at all levels  to emulate the Lagos State Waste Management Agency (LAWMA) who have  embarked on ‘Waste to Wealth’ programme by recycling the unused and used  plastic materials even as  the Director General, NOA, ably represented by Davidson Aminu,  while presenting the goodwill message said  that “if we, as individuals, do not dump refuse indiscriminately, plastic pollutants will not find their way into water bodies”

The event ended with a Press briefing by the National Coordinator of CEPEJ, Comrade Sheriff Mulade and the representative of the DG, NOA.

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