by ACI Admin.
Tomorrow Saturday 26, 2019, African Clean Up Initiative (ACI), Abuja Chapter will roll out her carpet to mark her first Green Anniversary.
The Anniversary themed: My Environment My Life will be celebrated with simultaneous environmental exercises – Clean Up, Green Rally and Street Environment Education – in four areas in FCT, Abuja.
Elated Chief Environmental Officer, ACI, Mr. Alex Akhigbe is full of praise to God to have self-motivated and passionate volunteers on board the ACI Volunteer Network.
“ACI Abuja One Year Anniversary is a celebration of active volunteerism by passionate young environmentalists and organizations in Abuja who believe in the ACI brand. The commitment and passion of the group led by Mr. Ocheche Garuba speaks volume of the blessings of God for the vision he has given to us at ACI and for helping us to promote environmental volunteerism and community eco-sensitization with our Clean-Up Nigeria project that started in 2010.
“ACI is envisioned to raising environmentally responsible citizens and we are proud to say we have diligent volunteers across Nigeria who are playing active roles to the fulfillment of this vision,” he said.
Mr. Ocheche Garuba, the coordinator for ACI Abuja Chapter says this 1st year anniversary has introduced to residents and organizations in Abuja another level of volunteering synergy for national building.
According to him, team leaders were selected to lead the exercises in four areas council in Abuja; Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Bwari Area Council, Gwagwalada Council, and Kwali Area Council.
Interested participants can join team lead of choice for the sanitation exercise. Please, kindly note that there will not be meet up in Kuje and Abaji. Volunteers in Abaji should meet up in Kwali while those in Kuje should meet up in Gwagwalada.
Here is the outline of the team leaders and their meet up points in Abuja:
1) Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC)
Team Leads: Ocheche Garuba (08068679067) and Blessing Aleje (07038731004)
Meet-up point: LEA School Jikwoyi, Phase 1 Abuja.
Project: Clean up, Green Rally/ Street Environmental Education
2) Bwari Area Council
Team Leader: Ajibola Karayo (08143517192) and JCI President (08161333331)
Meet-up point: Monkey Village, Dutse.
Project: Sanitation Exercise and Environmental Education/Sensitization
Team Leader: Pastor Kindness John (08065440854)
Meet-up point: El Rufia Park
Project: Sanitation Exercise and Sensitization
4) Kwali Area Council
Team Leader: Ayuba Helen (08102525761)
Meet-up point: Kwali Market
Project: Clean up Exercise and Sensitization
Happy anniversary ACI Abuja! Wishing you a wonderful green celebration
… raising environmentally responsible citizens!
Author: Suhaib Arogundade
Suhaib Arogundade is an enthusiastic young professional who has interest in commodity trading, mindset redesigning, and waste management research.
Suhaib is the Chief Waste Eliminator at WasteWatch Africa.