As part of its vision to rid Nigeria of environmental dirt, Convener of the
Cleanup Nigeria project, Passion House with Susty Vibes has collaborated with Environmental Control and Management Students’ Association (ECOMSA) of the Institute of Ecology and Environmental Studies on the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU Campus Clean-up.
The clean up exercise which is scheduled to hold on 22nd October, 2016, will further drive the organisations respective campaigns to #CleanUpNigeria, #StareDownOnPollution and #PromoteEnvironmentalSustainability
This campus clean up would be the first in the series of other campus clean up that would be carried out in the Universities across the Nation.
As the organisers call for partnership from government, civil societies, NGO and individuals with equal thirst to keep Nigeria clean and green.
For the past seven years, Passion house has been leading clean up events in strategic locations in Nigeria via her Clean-up Nigeria Projects. Ranging from awareness on effective waste management practice, to the health benefits of living in a clean environment in a country with a rising
population, the impact of these projects have been enormous.
According to the Convener of Cleanup Nigeria Project and Executive Director of Passion House, Mr Alex Akhigbe, the university campus clean up projects would provide a platform for young people in the universities to be agent of positive change in their communities and further drive the message of having a pollution-free environment in our campuses.
The trio, Passion House, Susty Vibes and ECOMSA have identified that civil
engagement is crucial to achieving this goal and would be combining the energy of young people with the passion of environmentalists in Obafemi Awolowo University.
With effective supports from House of Babiti, Life and Fitness Cycling Club, ANUNSA OAU Chapter, We Are M.A.D Initiative, The Valuable Waste, Olayinka Ojo photography and academy, purpose driven poet, the exercise will see to evacuation of waste materials from the university environ, while also educating the students on the need to maintain cleaner academic atmosphere.
Speaking further, Mr Akhigbe, explained that it is the duty of humans to keep the earth free of pollution.
“The planet earth is all we have in common and it is our responsibility to protect and celebrate the planet earth hence, the need for the
collaboration with organisations like NESREA, WestAfricaENRG, Eco Nigeria, RecyclePoints, Greenhill
Recycling, Street Waste, Thermal Initiative, Clean and Beautiful Atmosphere Initiative and others that believe in our mandate to raise responsible citizens that are passionate about environmental sustainability and protection”.
Jennifer Uchendu of Susty Vibes, said “any project that promotes the need for community engagement in pollution activities must be supported and brought to reality and SustyVibes is committed to partner for a Sustainable Nigeria” as the President of ECOMSA, ‘Wole Adegbule also affirms the relevance of cleanliness as a means of inculcating environmental education in Nigerian institutions which ECOMSA is passionate about for the promotion of environmental sustainability.
Looking forward to October 22nd when the #OAUCampusCleanUp will hold, interested volunteers can sign up by visiting www.cleanupnigeria.org/volunteer to join the project and for updates on upcoming clean up events.
The official hashtag on tweeter is #OAUCampusCleanUp.
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