The Babura Patriotic Movement in Babura Local Government Area of Jigawa has called on the local government council to plant more trees in order to check desertification in the area.
Alhaji Sunusi Sulaiman, the group’s Secretary, Malam Isa Mustapha, made the call when he visited the Chairman of the council, Alhaji Muhammad Ibrahim.
He said that Mustapha also stressed the need for the council to keep the area clean by engaging in regular sanitation of the area in order to improve people’s health and well-being.
Sulaiman said that Mustapha also expressed the readiness of his group to assist the council in its efforts to number houses and assign names to streets in the neighbourhood.
The information officer said that Ibrahim commended Mustapha for the visit and promised to look into the group’s request.