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Images: National Council on Environment in Lafia

The 10th National Council on Environment (NCE10) was held at the Ta’al Conference Hotel Lafia, Nasarawa State last week. It was chaired by the Minister of Environment, Amina J. Mohammed.

The NCE10, themed: “Environment and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Nigeria: Empowering people, taking climate action and protecting the environment,” was preceded by the National Technical Committee session which was chaired by the Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Environment, Dr. Bukar Hassan, with Permanent Secretaries of State Ministries of Environment, civil society organisation (CSOs) and other delegates from the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

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The session, which was declared open by Governor Umaru Tanko Al-makura, featured presentation of welcome address by the Nasarawa State Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Gabriel Ortan Aka’aka, as well as goodwill messages by the Country Directors of the United Nations Development Programme (NDP) and United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO); representative of CSOs; Chairman of Nasarawa State Council of Chiefs; the Emir of Lafia; and Chairman, House Committee on Environment/Culture and Tourism, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Ibrahim  Bala.

Environment Minister Amina J. Mohammed (making a presentation) with Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril, along with other dignitaries

Environment Minister Amina J. Mohammed (making a presentation) with Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril, along with other dignitaries

Minister commissions solar-powered tricycle

Minister commissions solar-powered tricycle

Gov. Umaru Tanko Al-makura and the Environment Minister, Amina Mohammed, visit an exhibition stand

Gov. Umaru Tanko Al-makura and the Environment Minister, Amina Mohammed, visit an exhibition stand

Environment Minister and Minister of Niger Delta board an helicopter to conduct an aerial assessment of environmental challenges in Nasarawa State

Environment Minister and Minister of Niger Delta board an helicopter to conduct an aerial assessment of environmental challenges in Nasarawa State

Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril, joins Governor of Nasarawa State, Umaru Tanko Al-makura, to conduct a clean-up of Lafia

Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril, joins Governor of Nasarawa State, Umaru Tanko Al-makura, to conduct a clean-up of Lafia

Environment Ministers led a NCE10 delegation to the Nasarawa State GIS office, where she hailed the use of tech-driven land management systems

Environment Ministers led a NCE10 delegation to the Nasarawa State GIS office, where she hailed the use of tech-driven land management systems

Amina Mohammed receives a traditional basket from an Alago Dancer

Amina Mohammed receives a traditional basket from an Alago Dancer

Faces at the NCE10

Faces at the NCE10

Faces at NCE10

Faces at NCE10

Faces at Lafia

Faces at Lafia

 

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