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NGO Trains 800 Nigerian School Children On Combating Climate change

A non-governmental organisation, Centre for Earth Works, has engaged 800 Nigerian school children on enlightenment project.

According to the organisation, the enlightenment project tagged “Project nature in schools” was borne to enlighten young people especially children on approaches toward addressing climate change.

The Team Lead of the organisation, Mr. Benson Dotun, while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Jos, Plateau State, said that the project, also known as green schools, had engaged school children in Jos East, Jos South and Jos North Local Government Areas on its advocacy campaigns on sustaining the environmental.

“The idea is to form green schools, have young people enlightened on how the natural world works and their roles in trying to address the manmade problems we face in our environment.

“This includes the issues of climate changes, waste, and renewable energy such as solar,” he said.

He described young people as the future of society who are critical in preserving the environment through engaging in tree planting, advocacy on environmental issues, and proper disposal of trash, recyclables, and hazardous household waste among others.

He said that the organisation had also trained 20 scavengers in Jos North Local Government Area to build their capacity on identifying waste and the need for proper separation.

He noted that the organisation had also conducted training on eco-literacy for scavengers in the Local Government.

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