NGO Hosts Inter-school Debate To Inspire Youth Environmental Action


By Tosin Kolade and Kehinde Akpan

The C-Circle Research Foundation for Sustainable Health and Environment, an NGO, has conducted an inter-school debate competition to promote environmental sustainability and awareness among young people.

The founder of the NGO, Dr Chimere Ohajinwa, stated that the event was part of activities commemorating the 2024 World Environment Day, themed “Land Restoration, Desertification, and Drought Resilience.”

The event, which held in Abuja on Thursday was in collaboration with the Rotary Club of Abuja Metro and other partners.

Ohajinwa, an Environmental Toxicologist and a Public Health Expert, said that 10 schools participated, engaging in discussions on climate change, environmental impacts, policy solutions, and sustainable practices.

According to her, the debate competition is a way to broaden children’s knowledge about the environment, climate change, and their impacts.

“The debate also aims to improve public speaking and critical…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria