Breaking: Youths Chairman Plants the first tree to flag off World Earth Day Commemoration in Edo State
Akpakpava Benin City 22nd April 2021
The Chairman of the National Youths Council of Nigeria (NYSC), Edo State Chapter, Comrade Davidson Osahon Obasuyi has declared opened, the World Earth Day Commemoration in Edo State by planting the first tree at the premises of the NYCN State Secreteriat in Akpakpava Road Benin City.
The first tree was planted about 10am in present of members and stakeholders of Edo Dynasty United Organization Worldwide and Creative Merry Makers including members of the public who joined the two organizations to mark the global event in Edo State.
The World Earth Day 2021 with the theme “To Restore the Earth” is aimed at making human efforts to preserve our ecosystem through environmental sensitization, tree planting and preservation campaign across the state.
Trees of various types and functions will be planted by members of the collaborating organizations. The four days exercise will climax in a clean up Edo Cities exercise on the 24th day of April 2021.
“Edo Dynasty United Organization and Creative Merry Makers with support from the National Youths Council of Nigeria are taking the lead in promoting reorientation of our people on the need to keep our cities clean and preserving our earth through tree planting and preservation”, one of the stakeholder told Radio Esan this morning.