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Business News of Saturday, 4 March 2023


Yobe deploys staff to tackle climate change, asks NGOs for help

Yobe state Governor, Mai Mala Buni Yobe state Governor, Mai Mala Buni

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has approved the deployment of staff from across the 17 Local Government Areas of the state to the Ministry of Environment in order to tackle the menace of climate change in the state.

The newly deployed 2,670 staff will serve as coordinators and supervisors in the climate change adaptation project across the state.

In the statement made available by the Buni’s media aide, Mamman Mohammed, the commissioner said social organisations would be encouraged to get involved in the project.

It was reported that the state commissioner for Environment, Sidi Karasuwa said the coordinators and supervisors will serve in each of the 178 wards of the state for the execution of various activities initiated to contain the challenges of climate change.

The commissioner also explained that the state is “determined to confront the menace of climate change to boost agriculture and ensure food safety and security.”