Osun distributes 2.5 million trees

Date Posted: July 23, 2013 at 1:24 am

In order to improve environmental sustainability, Osun State government has distributed 2.5 million trees to be planted across its 30 local government councils.

The state Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, said this at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, on Tuesday, when his administration inaugurated the tree planting initiative.

At the ceremony, Aregbesola also bagged gold awards from the university’s Institute of Ecology and Environmental Studies, National Park Services, Abuja, and Environmental Health Officers Registration Council of Nigeria, Abuja.

Aregbesola, who said an additional five million trees would be distributed across the states for planting, added that the initial two trees were raised by the state government.

Source: http://www.punchng.com/news/osun-distributes-2-5-million-trees/

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