Education

June 11, 2024

IAYPN promotes environmental literacy in schools

IAYPN promotes environmental literacy in schools

By Adesina Wahab

The International Award for Young People Nigeria(IAYPN) as part of activities to commemorate its 10th anniversary has engaged in tree planting across schools in Lagos.

Speaking at the tree-planting exercise, National Director of IAYPN, Joseph Bello, noted that the exercise is crucial to promoting environmental sustainability and  youth empowerment.

It took place in Okesuna High School,Victoria Island Lagos, and Dolphin Senior High School, Epetedo,among others. 40 pupils on the Bronze Level were divided into five groups for the exercise which is part of  their award activity.

Bello thanked  their partners  Alpha Africa Advisory for and Africa Cleanup Initiative, adding that their collaboration was important to promoting land restoration and environmental sustainability.

“To our award participants, your dedication and enthusiasm are truly commendable. By taking on the management of these trees as part of your Voluntary Service Section, you are making a lasting impact on our environment and setting a strong example for others.

“As we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the International Award for Young People Nigeria, let us continue our commitment of ensuring young people find their purpose, passion and place in the world,” he said.