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Bauchi to access N30bn World Bank grant to tackle flooding

Bala Mohammed

The Bauchi State Government is poised to access a N30 billion grant from the World Bank to address the state’s myriad environmental challenges, Kabir Ibrahim, the Director-General of the state Environmental Protection Agency (BASEPA), has said. Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State Ibrahim said in an interview in Bauchi, the state capital, on Sunday, November 14, 2021, that the state ...

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Bauchi spends N150m on construction of waste dump sites, others

Bala Mohammed

The Bauchi State Government says it has spent about N150 million on construction of additional waste collection sites in the state. Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State Alhaji Hamisu Shira, Commissioner for Housing and Environment, made the disclosure in an interview on Friday, November 12, 2021, in Bauchi, the state capital. Shira said that the amount also covered expenditure on ...

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Environmental sanitation: Bauchi engages 672 youths

Bala Mohammed

The Bauchi State Commission for Youths and Women Rehabilitation and Development (BACYWARD) says it has engaged no fewer than 672 youths to clean up  the major streets in the state. Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State Mr Tanko Dutse,  the chairman of the commission, stated this on Thursday, September 23, 2021 in an interview in Bauchi, the state capital. He  said ...

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States urged to adopt infrastructure maintenance policy

Babatunde-Fashola

The Federal Government has urged state governments to adopt “Infrastructure Maintenance Policy’’ to stimulate the economy of their states. Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, made the call at the 27th meeting of the “National Council on Works” on Thursday, September 23, 2021 in Bauchi. “All that we need to ...

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Bauchi to plant 550,000 tree seedlings

Dr Ibrahim Kabir

The Bauchi State Government is to plant 550,000 seedlings of variety of trees in its efforts to address the problems of deforestation. Dr Ibrahim Kabir, the Director General of the Bauchi State Environmental Protection Agency Mr Ibrahim Kabir, the Director-General of the Bauchi State Environmental Protection Agency (BASEPA), disclosed this in an interview in Bauchi, the state capital, on Thursday, ...

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Bauchi Islamic foundation plants 350 seedlings to curb erosion

Tree planting

Bauchi-based Shaykh Abdulkadir Jahun Islamic Foundation on Saturday, August 21, 2021 planted 350 seedlings, as a form of charity, to curb erosion and other environmental hazards in the state. Tree planting The faith-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) conducted the exercise, tagged ”Go Green 2021”, at the Sultan Abubakar Hajj Camp in Bauchi, the Bauchi State capital. In his remarks, the Secretary ...

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Group intensifies campaign to end open defecation in two Bauchi communities

Bala Mohammed

The Federation of Muslim Women Association in Nigeria (FOMWAN) is to intensify a campaign to end open defecation in Tamungus and Kutulun communities in Bauchi State. Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State Deputy Chairperson of the association, Hajiya Habiba Sa’ad, disclosed this while addressing a news conference on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 to mark the 2021 FOMWAN week. The theme for the ...

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Govt declares four more LGAs open defecation-free

Ministry of Water Resources

Federal Ministry of Water Resources has declared four additional local government areas (LGAs) open defecation free, having met the requirements slated in the ODF protocol for hygiene promotion. Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu The LGAs are: Ganjuwa in Bauchi State, Machina in Yobe State as well as Giwa and Kaura in Kaduna State, making it 61 out of ...

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States in North-East Nigeria intensify waste management strategies

Dr Ibrahim Kabir

Some state governments in the North-East zone in Nigeria have intensified effort at ensuring clean environment, creation of job opportunities and revenue generation, through effective waste management practices. Dr Ibrahim Kabir, the Director General of the Bauchi State Environmental Protection Agency A survey conducted in Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Adamawa and Yobe states indicates that some of them have even established ...

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Poor physical planning poses challenge to sanitation in Bauchi, say stakeholders

Bala Mohammed

Stakeholders in the environment sector have identified poor physical planning as posing challenges to urban sanitation and faecal sludge management in the Bauchi metropolis. Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State The stakeholders, with speciality in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), stated this on Friday, February 19, 2021 in a communiqué issued after a two-day dissemination workshop on contextual analysis of ...

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