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Gov Bago Unveils Plan to Establish Versity on Climate Change, Agric in Niger State

In a strategic move to address the pressing challenges of climate change and bolster the agricultural sector, the Niger state government, under the leadership of Governor Bago, has unveiled plans to establish a specialized university.

This institution aims to take a proactive stance in tackling climate change issues and fostering sustainable agricultural practices.

Recognizing the global significance of climate change as a threat to economic development and the environment, especially in Africa, Governor Bago’s initiative aligns with the need for innovative solutions.

The envisioned university will play a pivotal role in developing strategies to mitigate the impact of climate change, particularly on the vast arable land in Niger state, which has faced degradation due to deforestation.

The governor’s vision extends beyond conventional approaches, emphasizing the creation of a sustainable solution for the agricultural landscape.

By focusing on climate change and agriculture, the university aims to contribute significantly to environmental conservation and the enhancement of agricultural productivity in the region.

In another notable development, the state government inaugurated the sixteen-member Board Council of A.A. Kure University of Education, marking its upgrade to a university of education by the Nigerian University Commission.

These initiatives underscore the government’s commitment to advancing education and addressing pressing environmental concerns.

The establishment of a dedicated university on climate change not only reflects the state’s commitment to sustainable development but also signifies a proactive step toward creating a knowledge hub that can shape policies and practices for a resilient and eco-friendly future.”


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