Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Ogoni Clean- up: Work Is Ongoing Now — Jibril

IN a bid to check the intensity of global warming, the Minister of Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril, has disclosed that the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project’s (NEWMAP), spread across nineteen states of the federation was not only stopping the erosion, but was also preventing further development of gullies. The minister noted that the NEWMAP which is a subset of the World Bank’s $500m dollars grant to Nigeria is to ensure that the threat of deforestation and control of gully erosion is reduced to the barest minimum, which is also having a positive effect in the country.

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