To key into the United Nations effort to save the environment from degradation and misuse, the Society for Ecological Restoration of University of Lagos, Akoka, Park Garden Unit of Work and Physical Planning Department from the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), and pupils of primary schools in Lagos teamed up recently on how to preserve the environment.
Both UNILAG Society for Ecological Restoration and NCF sought to enlighten the pupils on how to take good care of the environment during the workshop in the celebration of 2023 International Day of Biodiversity.
During the workshop, pupils were exposed to rudiments of environmental science and biodiversity, as well as videos on how to take care their environment.
The Coordinator of the Society for Ecological Restoration, University of Lagos, Dr Excellence Akeredolu, led the pupils to speak on their commitment about caring for the environment.
Representative of the Nigerian Conservation Centre, Mrs. Adedamola Ogutuga, enlightened pupils about the foundation, being Nigeria’s premier non-governmental organization set to conserve the nature, invited the pupils to visit Lekki Conservation Centre free of charge.
During the occasion, students were taken round the UNILAG Park Garden Unit to know how to use different kinds of plants.
The International Day for Biological Diversity is a United Nation- sanctioned Intervention Day for the promotion of Biodiversity issues held May 22, every year.
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