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Nigeria’s wildlife park rangers face terrorists, kidnappers, other challenges – Minister

Dr. Mahmood Mohammad Abubakar

 The Minister of Environment, Dr Mohammed Abubakar, says wildlife park rangers in the country now grapple with terrorists, kidnappers cattle rustlers and bandits in their line of duty. Minister of Environment, Dr. Mahmood Mohammad Abubakar Abubakar spoke in Abuja on Monday, August 9, 2021 during the candlelight memorial in honour of fallen heroes of the National Park Service (NPS) to ...

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137 park rangers worldwide died in last 12 months, says global body

World Rangers Day

No fewer than 137 park rangers lost their lives to wildlife attacks among several unfortunate homicide related cases, across seven regions of the world in the last 12 months, the International Rangers Federation (IRF), said on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. Female park rangers Its President, Chris Galliers, made the disclosure at the 2020 World Ranger Day, celebrated annually on July 31. Galliers’ ...

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