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Forest Reserves, Godwin Obaseki

Edo moves to protect forest reserves, seeks support | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

Edo moves to protect forest reserves, seeks support | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

6/22/2021 6:08:00 AM

Edo moves to protect forest reserves , seeks support | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

Edo State government has called for support and collaboration of all stakeholders to restore and preserve forest reserves in the state.

The chief of staff, represented by Paul Akhilomen, harped on the need to protect the forest on the basis of its importance to the existence of mankind.He said: “The forest is very important to our existence; it ensures the sustainability of our wildlife, economy, energy and international trade.

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x“Logging, which is a major part of deforestation, needs to be regulated, as there is huge potential in the industry. If we work together, we can ensure a suitable process is put in place for proper logging.“We all need to collaborate and work together to protect our forest and make it safe for the existence of mankind.”

The Deputy Chief of Staff, Jimoh Ijegbai, said the forest is important to the economy of Edo State.Ijegbai said: “It’s no longer news that our forest is seriously degraded and it affects everyone in Edo State. We know how important the forest is to the economy of Edo State and it’s good to ensure proper forest management for sustainable social and economic development.”

In a goodwill message, the General Manager of Rongtai Wood Company, Mr Joneny Lei, promised to collaborate with the government and other stakeholders to ensure the forest cover is restored.Earlier, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Sustainability, Mr. Lucky Wasa, said the state government had put various measures in place to restore the ecosystem through various actions and programmes.

He added: “Employment of forest guards to mount the forest reserves, embarking on sensitisation and campaign on the need to plant trees and green our environment and environmental clubs have been established in several secondary schools across the state.”

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