While explaining that deforestation, poor land use and other human activities were some of the leading causes of flooding and erosion, he reiterated the desire of his government to always preserve lives and properties. “Through 3G, we will continue to
He stated the need to always remove refuse from drainage as well as clearing stagnant water in one's environs.
In that vein, the Governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni, promised to establish shelter belts, woodlots and plantations in the affected areas to check desertification. “Government would set up a high powered advocacy committee under the chairmanship of the deputy governor to
“Hygiene is very important to us, failure to uphold some level of hygiene would lead to serious health hazards to us as individuals and persons living around us,” he stated.
“Our environment is made to be clean and healthy, but we don’t like doing the right thing. We need to protect our environment,” Effiong said.
The Society of Testing and Laboratory Analysts of Nigeria (SOTLAN) has charged the government to fund research analyses on air pollution. The President of SOTLAN, Dr. Femi Oyediran, made this submission at the two-day 2019 Conference of Analysts, Research Paper Presentations and Quiz Competition held in Lagos by the society on Wednesday. He pleaded for the government's intervention, stating that the...
“Flooding arises whenever the river overflows its banks and when natural waterways are blocked, flood takes over.
“We appeal to Kwarans to cooperate with the state government on the various measures to mitigate the effects of what is often a combination of natural phenomenon, human activities and failure to heed warnings.
“In the last one year, this university has attracted about N5 billion by way of external funding for research and development. “One of such grants is for the invention of a zero emission car which is one of the things to be showcased at the forthcoming conference.