Rotary Club of Asokoro embarks on tree planting in…

December 22nd, 2017

The Rotary Club of Asokoro, District 9125, Wednesday planted 100 trees
between Berger and Area 1 roundabouts along Nnamdi Azikiwe way, Abuja.
Flagging off the tree planting exercise, the vice president of the
club and chair Fellowship, Nze Kanayo Chukwumezie, said the exercise
was in line with the directive by the Rotary International that every
Rotarian worldwide plant one tree to save the environment.
According to Nze Kanayo, a�?Rotary Club of Asokoro, with 26 members,
decided to plant four trees for every of their members and shall plant
more as they get new members.a�?
The district governor of the district, Chief Embee Nnoka, said the
world would benefit from this if the 1.2m Rotarians heed this call.
He said, a�?The Department of Parks and Recreation, FCT, should feel
free in approaching Rotary for any assistance to sustain a green
environment.a�?
Hajia Riskatu Abdulaziz, the deputy director, Parks and Trees
Maintenance division, thanked the club for the trees. She said, a�?The
environment needs many trees. We therefore urge other organizations to
emulate the Rotary of Asokoro.a�?
The tree planting exercise was part of the programme to mark the
official visit of the district governor to the Rotary Club of Asokoro.

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