By Adejumoke Alebiosu
In response to the recent call by Brig. Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, Director-General of the NYSC, corps members and camp officials currently at the NYSC Anambra State Permanent Orientation Camp Umuawulu/Mbaukwu, Awka South LGA, Anambra State recently embarked on tree planting campaign within the camp environment.
The exercise spear-headed by Mr. Kehinde Aremu-Cole, State Coordinator/Team Lead, NYSC Anambra State, was against the
backdrop of environmental degradation occasioned by uncompleted landscaping of the camp.
Presently, the orientation camp which was commissioned by his excellency the Executive Governor of Anambra State, Chief Dr Willie Obiano, is being ravaged by erosion with major structures in danger of collapsing.
Recall that recently while delivering a welcome address during the swearing in ceremony letion of the proper landscaping of the orientation camp.
of 2021 Batch A, stream 2 orientation course, the state coordinator made a passionate appeal to the state government for completion of the proper landscaping of the orientation camp.
The exercise, during which about a hundred trees including Palm, Teak, Gmelaina, almond, sweet orange and other ornamental trees were planted is expected to bridle further degradation of the camp.