In order to put Nigeria in the league of nations working hard for a greener environment, Miss Earth Nigeria has announced the median edition and first ever Nigeria Environment Awards.
The award which will hold soon was set up to encourage Nigerians to pay more attention to issues relating to the environment like the rest of the world.
The producer of the Award, Ibinabo Fiberesima said the award is to acknowledge and recognize organizations and government who are working hard to achieve a greener environment.
The event is expected to hold in October this year 2018.
In the word of the producer, “The Award seeks to acknowledge states, corporations, and individuals in Nigeria that have achieved significant environmental footprints and have support for waste management, parks, green zones, renewable sources of energy, tourism, ecological management and wildlife preservation,” she says.
Some expected categories at the event includes Sustainable Banking Industries, Recycling/Upcycling Industries, Best collaboration for environmental sustainability, Renewable Energy Sector, Best state government with sustainable urban renewal projects, and Best state government with ecological solutions amongst others.
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