By Ademu Idakwo
A group, Climate Action Sokoto has embarked on awareness Campaign on climate change to enlightened residents of Gidan Igwai community in Sokoto South Local Government Area of Sokoto State on how to engage on eco- friendly activities to promote good atmospheric conditions of their environments.
The Environmental activists at the programme on Sunday disclosed that global warming and climate change is real adding that the mitigation is very crucial to the survival of man and other habitats of the earth.
The Coordinator, Comrade Usman Yusuf Gigane and the Secretary, Shafiu Aminu who led other members of Climate Action on the awareness campaign on climate change after addressing the crowd of people on effect of Global warming and Climate Change on man distributed economics tree seedlings and other trees to various households of Gidan Igwai as a measure of re- greening their environment and mitigating the adverse effects of climate change and global warming in the area.
The District Head of the Community , Marafan Gidan Igwai thanked the Leadership of Climate Action Group Sokoto for chosen his area out of many to undertake such kind but very important activity which is aimed at saving the lives of the people of the area from environmental hazards.
The District Head urged his people to plant and take good care of the seedlings distributed to them considering the serious benefit attached to planting of trees here and here after.
The Traditional ruler admonished his subjects to look at the benefit of planting trees as stated in the Holy Book( Quran) and adhere to the practice for the benefit of their health and reward in the heaven.
In his remark, the Coordinator of the Non Governmental Organisation , Climate Action Sokoto, Comrade Usman Yusuf Gigane commended his team members for the huge success of the awareness campaign .
Comrade Gigane equally expressed appreciation to the Royal father and his subjects for taken time out of their tight schedule to attend the enlightenment programme.