FG partners Spain on illegal wildlife control, other crimes


By Vivian Emoni

The Federal Government, on Wednesday, partnered with Spain on technical support to fight illegal wildlife and other crimes across the country.

Dr Ibrahim Goni, Conservator-General of the National Park Service (NPS), said this when Amb. Juan Sell, Spain’s Ambassador to Nigeria, visited his office, in Abuja.

Goni said that the partnership would not only help in fighting illegal wildlife, but would support to reduce illegal mining and other crimes in the country.

He said that the NPS had the mandate to partner with other relevant agencies, for effective management and service delivery in the country.

According to him, Ambassador Sell had spent barely one month in the country, but we would like to let him know the key activities of our office.

“We will also let him know of our vision, mandates, objectives, the names of the parks and where they are located in the country.

“This collaboration will help to ensure that the incidence of wildlife and other…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria