In commemoration of the World Clean-Up Day, TotalEnergies Marketing Nigeria Plc has held a series of activities to mitigate the impact of climate change and safeguard the environment in six secondary schools from three states.
According to the firm, the activities included the planting of 114 trees and collection of 4706 kilogrammes of waste in Edo, Lagos, and Kano States, as well as awareness creation on the journey towards a circular economy.
In a release, the energy firm stated that it also sensitised communities on the need to protect the environment and leave behind a sustainable world for future generations.
It said that the engaged schools included Obele Community High School, Surulere, Lagos; Gbaja Boys Senior High School, Lagos; Idia College, Benin City, Edo State; Emotan College, Benin City, Edo State; Mario Tijani Girls Science College Kano, Kano State; and Government Boys Technical College, Kano.
It disclosed that at Obele Senior Secondary School and Ideal Girls High School Surulere, Lagos, the Managing Director, TotalEnergies Marketing Nigeria Plc, Dr Samba Seye, said, “The 2023 World Clean-up Day is a clarion call to action for Nigerians to make the planet safe.”
He further stated that the objective of the initiative was to meet some of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals by demonstrating TotalEnergies commitment to protecting the environment and promoting climate actions while provoking environmental consciousness among communities and young persons.
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