LANDMARK UNIVERSITY CELEBRATES WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY
On June 5, 2023, Landmark University in collaboration with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals commemorated World Environment Day. The theme of the day was “Operation Keep your Environment Clean to inform and support local government on local climate change disasters or risk early warning and monitoring.
The activity started with a short meeting at the Senate Building of Landmark University, involving the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Charity Aremu, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Prof. John Ojediran, the Director, Landmark University Centre for Research, Innovation and Discoveries (DLUCRID), Dr Oluwasogo Dada, the Team leads for SDG 11 and SDG 13, and some staff of the Physical Planning and Development of Landmark University. The Vice-chancellor and the Deputy Vice-chancellor, in their remarks, stated the significance of the World Environment Day.
This was then followed by a Community Impact exercise in Omu-aran town in which representatives of the Local Government Authority participated. The exercise involved sensitization/awareness and environmental cleanup.
World Environment Day E banner
Cleanup exercise at one of the sites in Omuaran town
Waste collection into a truck from some residents of Omuaran as part of the cleanup exercise
A visit to a Hausa community in Omuaran, showing an interpreter