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Kano partners foundation to preserve forest reserves

Kabiru Getso

Kano State Government on Wednesday, September 14, 2021 said that it would partner the National Conservation Foundation (NCF) in preserving forest reserves to mitigate climate change and other related problems. Kano State Commissioner for Environment, Dr Kabiru Getso The Commissioner for Environment, Dr. Kabiru Ibrahim-Getso, disclosed this when the Director-General, National Conservation Foundation (NCF), Dr Muntari Aminu-Kano, paid him a ...

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Kano plants 1m tree seedlings to address climate change

Kabiru Getso

The Kano State Government says it has begun planting one million tree seedlings to address the menace of climate change in the state. Kano State Commissioner for Environment, Dr Kabiru Getso The State’s Commissioner for Environment, Dr. Kabiru Ibrahim-Getso, made the disclosure at a press briefing on the 2021 tree planting campaign at the ministry’s conference room on Thursday, September ...

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NESREA seals 12 industries in Kano, five in Adamawa, two in Kwara

Aliyu Jauro

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) has sealed 12 erring industries in Kano for violation of environmental safety standards. Prof. Aliyu Jauro, Director-General of NESREA Mr Musa Shehu-Usman, the Deputy Director of the Agency, stated this while reviewing progress of the nationwide enforcement exercise embarked by the Agency, on Monday, August 9, 2021 in Kano. Shehu-Usman said ...

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Kano out-sources waste management to private firm

Kabiru Getso

Kano state Commissioner for Environment, Dr Kabiru Getso, says the state government will soon outsource waste management activities to Cape Gate, a private firm. Kano State Commissioner for Environment, Dr Kabiru Getso Getso, who made the disclosure on Saturday, June 26, 2021 while monitoring the Keep Kano Clean exercise at Kwarin Gogau area of Dala, in the Kano metropolis, added ...

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Kano declares state of emergency on open defecation

Abdullahi Ganduje

The Kano State Government has declared a state of emergency on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) so as to end open defecation, the Commissioner for Environment, Dr Kabiru Getso, has announced. Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State A statement signed by Mr Sanusi Kofarnaisa, the ministry’s public relations officer, which disclosed this on Sunday, June 20, 2021, quoted the state governor, ...

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NESREA tasks public, govts on ecosystem restoration, safe environment

Aliyu Jauro

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) has tasked members of the public and government at all levels on ecosystem restoration to save the environment. Prof. Aliyu Jauro, Director-General of NESREA Director General of the Agency, Prof. Aliyu Jauro, made the call on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 in Kano, at a forum organised by the agency in commemoration ...

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Kano lists causes of low agricultural productivity

Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna

Kano State Deputy Governor, Dr Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, has said Nigeria’s agricultural prowess is being consistently weakened by some age-long practices and factors like over reliance on rain fed agriculture, smallholder land holding, poor planting material, low fertiliser application, and the weak agricultural extension system in the country. Kano State Deputy Governor, Dr Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna He is, however, optimistic ...

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Kano set to launch policy on environment

Kabiru Getso

Kano State Government says it will soon launch the State Policy on Environment after approval by the State Executive Council. Kano State Commissioner for Environment, Dr Kabiru Getso Commissioner for Environment, Dr Kabiru Getso, made the disclosure at a press conference to mark the World Environment Day in Kano, the state capital, on Saturday, June 5, 2021. He said that ...

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SEMA, environment ministry collaborate to battle Kano flood

Flooding in Kano

The Kano State Emergency Management Agency (KASEMA) on Saturday, May 8, 2021 announced plans to collaborate with the state Ministry for Environment to prevent flood across the state. Flooding in Kano Dr Saleh Jili, Executive Secretary of the agency, gave the assurance in Kano, the state capital. Jili noted that the agency would give necessary support to ensure flood free environment, ...

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Kano, firm partner on waste recycling

Kabiru Getso

The Kano State Government says it has entered partnership with a private firm, Cape Gate Ltd., to accelerate waste recycling in the state. Kano State Commissioner for Environment, Dr Kabiru Getso Commissioner For Environment, Dr Kabiru Getso, stated this while inspecting facilities at the state’s three remodelled recycling plants on Thursday, May 6, 2021 in Kano, the state capital. Getso ...

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