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July 14th is the Year 2021 Lagos State Tree Planting Day and our theme for this year is “Restore and Recover” As part of activities for this year’s celebration, we have designed an Art Competition for kids. The task is very simple… We want you to produce a piece of art (drawing, painting, collage etc.) based on this year’s theme “Restore and Recover. Here are the rules: Participants MUST be between the ages of 4 and 12 and MUST live in #Lagos. All submissions must be sent via email to [email protected] with the subject LAGOS STATE TREE PLANTING DAY 2021: RESTORE AND RECOVER. Attach a very clear picture of your entry to the email and please include your Full Name and Age Please don’t let Mummy or Daddy or Aunty or Uncle do the work for you 🤨 The competition will close at Noon on Friday July 30th, 2021 and…

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The Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency (LASPARK), has unveiled its plans for the celebration of the year 2021 Tree Planting day. The General Manager of LASPARK, Mrs. Adetoun Popoola, unveiling the plans on Wednesday at a press conference held at the Ikeja office of LASPARK, stated that tree planting is the best defence mechanism to stop global warming, hence the State Government, in 2008, declared July 14 of every year as the Lagos State Tree Planting Day. Popoola said the Tree Planting Day remains significant as it offers the opportunity to create awareness on the need to protect the environment and enhance healthy living through the planting of trees, stressing that since the inception of Governor Sanwo-Olu’s administration over 24,000 trees have been planted and an additional 4,000 trees are expected to be planted at this year’s tree planting day. With a target of planting 50,000 trees annually, the General Manager…

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. . .  Sets Up Hub, Laboratory For Tech Startups In Lagos The Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency (LASPARK) has partnered with Versecom Limited and IHS Nigeria to set up a multipurpose energy and environment hub to tackle the problem of access to office spaces by Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) as well as freelancers in Lagos State. Declaring the Hub open at Rafiu Jafojo Park, Egbeda, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Innovation and Technology, Mr. Tunbosun Alake, expressed the commitment of Lagos State Government to facilitating impactful Public-Private Partnerships, PPP, while challenging young people within the energy and environment sectors to come up with viable solutions to real problems. “I urge tech entrepreneurs in the State to take advantage of critical resources and funding made available by the Lagos State Science Research and Innovation Council (LASRIC) by presenting fund-ready and scalable innovations with the capacity to…

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The General Manager of the Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency (LASPARK), Mrs. Adetoun Popoola, has reiterated the importance of trees to the restoration of the ecosystem, saying renewing and restoring degraded environment can be achieved by active human intervention and action. Popoola, who stated this in Alausa during the year 2021 second quarter commemorative birthday tree planting exercise for Permanent Secretaries in Lagos State, noted that the activity is done quarterly to commemorate birthdays of the Principal Officers by planting trees in their honour. While appreciating the Permanent Secretaries for coming despite their busy schedules, the General Manager, represented by the Head of Tree Planting Unit, (LASPARK), Mrs. Funto Aina, said the activity is the Agency’s little way of celebrating the government officials who have put in years of meritorious service in the administration of the State, adding that the exercise is also geared towards promoting the habit of…

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