Kogi emerge overall first among 2nd tier NEWMAP states

…gets first position for implementation of Environmental, safeguard instruments

Kogi State has clinched overall first position in the 2nd tier NEWMAP states made up of 7 states including Kano, Gombe, Delta, Sokoto, Oyo, Akwa Ibom and Plateau states.

The accolade was given at the Valedictory ceremony of the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) organised by the World Bank and Federal Ministry of Environment, held on Saturday at Sheraton hotel, Abuja.

Kogi State NEWMAP also clinched the first position in 23 States on the Implementation of Environmental and Safeguard Instruments and was also a Runner up in Implementation of Grievance Redress Mechanism and the Implementation of Catchment Management Plan.

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The highly elated Project Coordinator of Kogi NEWMAP, Barr. Ladi Ahmed Jatto appreciated the Almighty God for the divine support.

She also specially recognized and appreciated His Excellency Alh Yahaya Bello for his unrelenting support to Kogi NEWMAP while dedicating the award to God Almighty and the state governor.

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