Lagos to plant 230,000 trees


As Nigerians join the rest of the world to mark the Y2020 International Day of Forest, the state government has announced plans to plant no fewer than 230,000 trees between now and the end of the year, urging residents to imbibe a clean, improved and enhanced positive approach to a climate-friendly environment in order to encourage agroforestry.

Special Adviser to the State Governor on Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya, made this known over the weekend on the occasion of observing the International Day, explaining that these measures became imperative in order to discourage tree felling as well as prevent flooding in the Lagos.

This was just as she joined others, including the Permanent…

Source: Nigerian Tribune