“WORLD ENVIRONMENT WEEK” NIGERIA

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‘My Environment, My Wealth’ in collaboration with Rivers State Ministry of Environment, Rivers state Sinage and Advert Agency (RISAA), Rivers State Waste Management Agency (RIWAMA), ObioAkpor Local Government Area and some environment friendly organizations in Nigeria and African Countries plans to commemorate the World Environment Week from Monday June 4 through Friday June 8, 2018 to markWorld Environment Day and World Oceans Day themed #BeatPlasticPollution. Conference theme on Day 3- “The Roles of Youths in Combating Climate Change and Environmental Degradation”.
Most important days are :

Day 2 – June 5 – #1000ManMarch road sensitization take off from the Port Harcourt Polytechnic to the International Conference Center for Address by Hon Christian Ahiakwo (House Committee Chairman on Environment Rivers State House of Assembly), Hon Roseline Konya (Commissioner of Environment Rivers State) plus others

Day 3 – June 6 – Youth Conference at Ohio Akpor city council hall 10am (side attractions dance, music, giveaways from Glo Nigeria)

Day 4 – June 7 – Commissioning of the first plastic bottle conservation shelter/house in Southern Nigeria/ Cleanup at Port Harcourt Tourist Beach 9am

“My Environment My Wealth” initiated by Wonne Afronelly is the Media Advocacy Program, an interactive Live Program on Environment for Media Stations in Nigeria. It is the first of its kind in Nigeria currently airing on Radio Rivers 99.1FM every Saturday, 8-9am and Garden City radio 89.9FM every Thursday 3-4pm, apart from media advocacy, we carry out social projects that have over the years incorporated youths into our system hence realizing one of our aims – raising #under30CEOs and competent leaders in society. Other aims of the Project is to inform, promote awareness, enlighten, entertain and educate society about advocacy for the environment in order to curb the increasingly alarming environmental challenges; hence enhancing the understanding of society to realize that these environmental hazards are not just a government problem but “the people problem” by integrating all and sundry to take action for the environment.

 

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