Wednesday, 2 March 2022

LG Boss, Hon. Esther Bassey, Partners Global Environmental NGO, to Create Jobs for Calabar South Youths,

Hon. Esther Bassey Executive Chairman of Calabar South Local Government Area

Ukorebi Esien | 2nd March 2022 

As the world battle with numerous environmental concerns ranging from climate change to all forms of environmental environmental degredation, the Chairman of Calabar South Local Government Area in Cross River State has found a job creation opportunity for Youths in Calabar South, has partners a Global environmental NGO, Earth Environment and Climate Care Ambassadors to safeguard the council area's environment. 

According to information at our disposal, the partnership will not only create jobs for the teeming young people of Calabar South, but also create awareness on Carbon emission as well as creation of urban forest, environmental and climate control measures in the Local Government Area.

The Council boss who was ably represented 
By Hon. Ndabo Robert Hogan, said it was an good step in the right direction to partner with EECCA, who will not only provide environmental solutions to the council, but create job opportunities for teeming unemployed youths. 

"It is quite interesting and we are excited to receive them here; because we know the numerous solutions that shall be proffered in Calabar South L.GA, especially by the planting of trees and control of harmful emissions. We are convinced that they will be reducing some of these problems we have in climate change and youth restiveness through job creation opportunities". He said.

Speaking with journalists, Amb. Glory Eyo, the Coordinator of EECCA - Calabar South said the partnership which cumulated into the provision of an office space by the Chairman within the Secretariat is a pointer to the fact that Calabar South EECCA has come to stay. in her words, "...this avails our people the opportunity to have jobs and honourium as they enroll in it.

"The significance of today's meeting is that, we have been granted our heart desire; we have an office in the secretariat and we can  do what needs to done. By being present and helping our people. Anybody that needs to contact the State or Zonal  office can now come to the local government office for such contact." 

According to Engr. Emmanuel Etim a member of EECCA in Calabar South, the objective of the organisation is to heal the earth while reducing carbon emission and some environmental destruct caused by human activities. He informed that the organisation is built on four strands through which it carries out its activities.

"EECCA's object is to heal the earth of Humans negative activities while we ensure the reduction of carbon emission and other environmental issues. As a body, we have four major departments that include Tree planting, Recycling, Air Carbon Marshall and the Waste Management departments."  

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