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Gombe partners private sector player to develop hippopotamus colony


Gombe State Government has expressed its readiness to partner with private sector initiatives on developing hippopotamus colony around its water banks and harness the huge potential in wildlife conservation and eco-tourism. Hippopotamus Gov. Inuwa Yahaya gave the assurance while receiving Prof. Lynne Baker, a U.S.-based wildlife conservationist, who paid him a courtesy visit on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 in Gombe, ...

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Rivers LG declares wild elephants, hippos endangered species

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Chairman, Andoni Local Government Area (LGA) in Rivers State, Mr Erastus Awortu, has declared wild elephants, hippopotamus and other forest reserves in the area as endangered species. Forest elephants Awortu made the declaration on Thursday, August 5, 2021 at Ngo during a strategic stakeholder meeting with Community Development Chairmen (CDCs) in the area. He decried the possible extinction of the ...

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