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NES calls for promotion, preservation of environment

The Nigerian Environmental Society (NES), a non-governmental organisations (NGO), has called on Nigerians to promote and preserve a healthy environment for sustainability.

Minna in Niger State is hosting the 28th National Conference and Annual General Meeting of the Nigerian Environmental Society (NES)

Dr Bashir Nuhu, Chairman of Local Organising Committee of NSE in Niger State, made the call while addressing newsmen in Minna on Thursday, November 1, 2018.

He said that the efforts made by the three tiers of government toward achieving sustainable environment must be complemented by all Nigerians.

Nuhu called on state governments to partner with environmental experts to proffer effective solutions to environmental issues in the country.

“NES plays an active role in local and international environmental programmes and is recognised as the premier environmental society and watchdog of environment in Nigeria.

“We are much concerned with our environment, how the environment can best be preserved and protected. We are encouraging people to plant trees to protect the environment.”

The organisation will hold its 28th National Conference and Annual General Meeting in Minna between Nov. 7 and Nov. 10.

The conference theme is: “Sustainable Future through Circular Economy and Natural Capital: Mainstreaming National Green Growth Plan”.

By Rita Iliya

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