23 June 2013, Lagos – The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has tasked its staff to imbibe self-consciousness and the spirit of preservation and friendliness toward the environment across the country as part of measures to prevent environmental degradation.
The corporation, under leadership of the Group Managing Director, Engr. Andrew Yakubu, in commemoration of the World Environment Day, sensitised its staff on the importance of preserving the environment.
Speaking to newsmen in Lagos, Manager, NNPC Lagos Zone office, Mr. James Adebola, said the corporation, on yearly basis, observes the World Environment Day in order to educate its members on the need to protect and save the environment.
“As you are aware, every June 5 is World Environmental Day and NNPC year in year out has always been observing it in order to sensitize our members on the need for them to be aware to protect, save the environment and ensure that it is not abused,”Adebola said.