The National Environmental Standards Regulatory and Enforcement Agency(NASREA) has commenced a nationwide campaign to educate Nigerians on the need to protect the environment.
NESREA Director-General, Dr Ngeri S. Benebo said at the flag-off of the campaign in Abuja that ,“we must begin to take adequate measures to protect our environment and be conscious of what happens around us.”
Benebo who dispatched officials of the agency to hold rallies in 10 different locations in Abuja and its environs declared that the task of promoting a healthy living in the society cannot be compromised.
According to her, “This exercise will hold every two weeks in FCT and the 22 states where we have field offices and it is your duty to educate the people on the need to keep their environment clean.”
The agency according to the director general was now poised to ensure that the Federal Capital Territory is rid of filthy environment.