Climate Education Campaign in Kaduna Schools Strengthens Climate Actions

Zakari Isah - Kaduna 

Kaduna, March 1, 2024 — Mallam Nurudden Bello, Director of Womenhood College of Health Science and Technology, underscores the critical importance of educating school students about effective strategies to combat climate change and environmental degradation. His emphasis on awareness aims to empower the next generation to take meaningful action.

During a recent visit by the Special Assistant to the Governor on Climate Change, Honorable Yusuf Idris Amoke, hundreds of students at the school received valuable insights into climate change. The urgency of addressing this global challenge was palpable.

Mallam Nurudden Bello highlighted that climate change poses a significant threat not only to humans but also to animals and all living organisms. The entire nation grapples with extreme heat, a consequence of climate shifts. In response, he stressed the need to engage students in learning practical ways to safeguard their environment and ecosystem.

Honorable Yusuf Idris Amoke echoed these sentiments, emphasizing the role of climate education in fostering awareness. Students must understand how to coexist harmoniously with the natural world, including plants and animals. He further advocated for tree planting initiatives in schools to combat erosion and other environmental issues.

The establishment of Green Clubs across all schools in Kaduna's 23 local governments is a proactive step toward sustainable practices. Honorable Yusuf Idris Amoke believes that geography studies equip young learners with essential skills to protect their environment effectively.

In summary, climate education remains pivotal in shaping responsible stewards of our planet, ensuring a healthier and more sustainable future for all.

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