UN Habi­tat seeks col­lab­o­ra­tion with Cross River

Daily Trust - - ENVIRONMENT - From Eyo Charles, Cal­abar

The United Na­tions Or­gan­i­sa­tion, through its pro­gramme, United Na­tions Habi­tat, has ex­pressed its de­sire to col­lab­o­rate with the Cross River State govern­ment to en­hance ur­ban beau­ti­fi­ca­tion, con­trol ero­sion and pro­vide wa­ter and elec­tric­ity in the state.

This in­for­ma­tion, among other is­sues, was con­tained in a let­ter signed by the Di­rec­tor and Chief Sci­en­tific Ad­viser, Pro­fes­sor Oye­banji Oye­laran Oyeyinka, and sent to the govern­ment re­cently.

In the let­ter, the di­rec­tor com­mended the govern­ment for mak­ing towns and cities in the state con­ducive for work­ing, liv­ing, re­lax­ation and eco­nomic ac­tiv­i­ties.

Oye­laran Oyeyinka stressed that the col­lab­o­ra­tion will also help to build ca­pac­ity with par­tic­u­lar fo­cus on job cre­ation, im­proved liv­ing con­di­tions and lo­cal as­sets de­vel­op­ment.

He com­mended Gover­nor Liyel Imoke for his trans­for­ma­tion of towns and ur­ban cities in the state.

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