By Muhammad Inuwa
Bauchi Based non-governmental organization Green and Natural Heritage Conservation says it has planted about twelve thousand trees across the 20 local government area of the state to address desertification.
In a statement, by the Publicity Secretary of the organization Zulkarnaini Muhammad Inuwa said three thousand trees were planted in Gamawa local government, four thousand in different part of Bauchi local government and about three thousand others were planted in Sabon Garin Nabardo of Toro local governments.
The statement says the organization will plant one million trees during its second phase of the campaign.
The organization called on the National assembly to enact laws that will prosecute anybody found cutting down trees for charcoal in the country.
According to the statement National Enviromental Standard and Regulations Enforcement Agency NASREA, Grade Green World, Bauchi state Enviromental Protection Agency BASEPA and other stakeholders have helped in carrying out their activities