NESREA Advocates Need for Conservation of Biodiversity

National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, NESREA has advocated the need for the conservation of biodiversity to sustain the environment for human benefit.

The state coordinator of the agency in Oyo State, Mr Toyin Obagiri made the call while speaking with Radio Nigeria on the occasion of world environment day.

Mr Toyin Obagiri, who hinted that in Nigeria bio-diversity conservation and management had been facing a lot of challenges ranging from bush burning, land clearing, over grazing and other environmental pollution said the agency had over time made steps to protect the environment for optimal efficiency.

The NESSREA state coordinator, Mr Obagiri maintained that it was essential for all to show positive attitude to the environment and prioritize the need to sustain it

He added that the environment was an asset of every country hence, it should be treated well.

World Environment Day is celebrated on 5th of June every year.

It is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of our environment

Adedayo Adelowo

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