Kwache Foundation, a non-governmental Organization, has planted 10,000 thousand seedlings in Michika local government of Adamawa State to mitigate the scourge of the effect of global warming in the area.
Barr Iliya Kwache, President and Founder of the foundation said current realities of climate change seen everywhere in Adamawa State beckons for a concerted effort to help people and communities adjust to life under the realities of global warming, hence his resolve to plant trees.
“It is worrisome that up to the time of the year July farming activities is not yet started due to global warming
“When we are young by now we have started eating from the farm produce But unfortunately farming is yet to commence,” he said.
An expert on Climate Change, Professor Kalep Fili of Moddibo Adamawa University Yola said it is high time that people from the northeast put all hands on deck to bring a lasting solution to this global warming through tree planting.
He said, ” it is time for people around Yobe, Borno, Adamawa and Jigawa to key into Tree planting in order to control desertification in the region “
Some of the beneficiaries who spoke to WikkiTimes expressed appreciation for the gesture of the Kwashe Foundation, saying that it will go a long way in helping them handle their environmental problems technically with greater dexterity.