Crown Flour Mills Limited (CFM), a subsidiary of Olam, an agribusiness conglomerate, has donated 5,000 tree saplings to the Bayero University Kano (BUK).
This is part of a tree planting campaign launch geared towards offsetting carbon emissions and conserving biodiversity.
The tree saplings were donated to the premier university through Olam’s fleet management team at an event held on the school campus in Kano recently.
Sagir Adamu Abba a professor and the vice-chancellor of BUK explained that targeted investment in nature is key to achieving carbon neutrality.
Abba commended CFM for the tree plantation campaign, describing it as a bold initiative that would strengthen the biological richness of the ecosystem and maintain biodiversity.
CFM is implementing this environmental sustainability partnership with some leading universities and the irrespective state governments, flagging off the campaign with BUK and the Kano State government.
The tree plantation campaign is seen as an important climate action that is aimed at achieving carbon neutrality and the net-zero targets on a larger scale.
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