FG Lauds Taraba’s Drive for Healthy Environment
By Faridat Salifu
The Federal Ministry of Environment has reaffirmed its unwavering support for the initiatives of the Taraba State Government aimed at fostering a healthy environment and sustainable practices.
This commitment was made evident during a recent courtesy visit by the Taraba State Commissioner of Environment and Climate Change, Hajia Aishat A. Barde, to the Minister of Environment, Balarabe Abbas Lawal in Abuja.
During the visit, Minister Abbas Lawal assured the Taraba State delegation of the ministry’s dedication to fostering effective cooperation and coordination on environmental matters.
He emphasized the importance of collaboration between sister Ministries in addressing environmental challenges.
Hajia Barde’s visit served to further strengthen the partnership between the Federal Ministry of Environment and Taraba State Ministry of Environment and Climate Change.
The discussions centered around areas of mutual interest, including capacity building, data sharing, research, policy alignment, networking, and project implementation.
Minister Abbas Lawal commended Hajia Barde’s appointment as a testament to her dedication to environmental stewardship. He also lauded her as a representation of the government’s commitment to the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Hajia Barde, who previously served as a staff member in the Federal Ministry of Environment, expressed her deep sense of responsibility and honor in her new appointment.
She underscored the importance of a shared goal in fostering collaboration between the two ministries for the greater good of environmental sustainability.
The meeting between the Federal Ministry of Environment and the Taraba State Ministry of Environment and Climate Change signifies a step in the right direction towards enhancing environmental protection and sustainability measures.
It demonstrates a strengthened resolve to work together in line with global efforts to combat climate change and promote a healthier planet.
The pledge of support and commitment to cooperation from both parties signals a promising future for environmental progress in the region.
With mutual dedication and collaborative efforts, the stage is set for impactful initiatives that will benefit both the people and the environment in Taraba State.