Oladapo Soneye, the NCF’s Head of Communications, made this known in a statement on Saturday in Abuja, ahead of the 2021 International Day of Forest.
Muhtari Aminu-Kano, Director General, NCF, made the appeal in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja while reacting to a social media post of a man who killed a blue marlin (spearfish).
Ayodele Alamu, Head, Business Development and Communications at NCF, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that plastic waste was harmful to human health and could cause flooding in the environment.
The Federation Regional Development Officer (South East), Charles Obasi, told NAN on Sunday in Enugu that the clinic and other events would popularise the sports in schools in Enugu and the region.
The Director-General of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation, Dr Muktari Aminu-Kano, raised the alarm in Lagos on Sunday.
The NCF President, Board of Trustees, Chief Philip Asiodu, made the call at the “2018 Walk for Nature”, an annual initiative aimed at raising environmental education in Nigeria organised by NCF and the Lagos State Government.
This was disclosed by the Director General of the NCF, Dr. Muhtari Aminu-Kano, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria.
Aminu-Kano said the country currently has only four per cent of its original forest cover.
The federation’s Secretary-General said that the qualifiers would hold in Narirobi, Kenya, from the August 17 to August 27, adding that the camp would run through to the end of July in Kaduna.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Ghana, Gambia, Sierra Leone and hosts Nigeria are participating in the week-long event, which started on April 14 and ended on Saturday.