Care About Climate Nigeria Takes Advocacy Visit To NOA And Ministry Of Youths/Special Duties.
Members of Care About Climate ably headed by Comrade Iyobosa Irughe led today visited the State director of the National Orientation Agency, Edo State and the commissioner for youths and special duties Mr. Mika Amimamokha.
During the meeting, Comrade Irughe thanked the state director for the opportunity to embark on the advocacy visit, he rolled out a brief history and goals of the organization while informing the State director of the organization’s November 1st program which centers on the topic “A Good Environment, A Tool For Sustainable Development With Focus On Plastic And Sachet Waste”
The country director inundated the gathering about the visit to the Ministry of Environment and the level of progress achieved, bearing in mind that her activities are purely voluntary.
In addition, Comrade Irughe said “the major focus of Care About Climate is to change the mindset of Edo people and Nigerians in general as regards treating our environment rightly by disposing refuse properly and planting trees.
Responding, the State director of NOA, acknowledged the efforts of the NGO and pledged her agencies commitment in ensuring our climate is rescued. “I will make sure ,we all attend your event” she added while signing the CAC board and collecting the customized face cap. Also other deputy directors of the agency joined voices with their state director eulogising the organization.
Visit To Ministry of Youths/Special Duties:
Thereafter, the Care About Climate Nigeria Team took her advocacy visit to the doorsteps of the Ministry for Youths/Special Duties headed by Hon. Mika A. In attendance were the Director of Admin and supply Mr. Joseph Obasuyi, Director of Youth, Mr. Wilfred Edeta and the Director of finance, Mr. Nelson Obasuyi.
In his brief speech the Project director for Care About Climate, Comrade Irughe R. Iyobosa stated the reason for the visit to the Honourable Commissioner, placing emphasis on the need to collaborate with the ministry in areas that bothers on assisting indigenes of flood ravaged communities in the state, he equally invited the commissioner to the organization’s November 1st event taking place at the NYCN secretariat.
Hon. Mika Amimamokha, while appreciating the volunteering spirit of the organization could not hide his joy, he encouraged members to continue taking up challenges that concerns sensitizing, educating Edo people about the realities of climate change. He pledged his support by signing the CAC board. Both meetings ended with group photographs.