World Environment Day celebrations flagged off

World Environment Day celebrations flagged off

Yesterday June 1st 2017, The state Minister for Environment Hon Kitutu Kimono, the ED NEMA Dr Tom Okurut, the Woman MP for Ibanda Hon. Jovin Kaliisa and the CEO Little Hands Go Green Joseph Masembe flagged off the World Environment Day Celebration Caravan at the NEMA Offices in Kampala.

The team that set off will be planting trees along the route to Ibanda as part of the drive to bring to life this year’s World Environment Day theme of “Connect With Nature”.

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The team has so far planted trees in Mpigi, and Buwama as well as Nkozi and other areas as they head to Ibanda for the main celebration on Monday.

Mpigi UMEA primary school, St Kizito Mpigi primary school are some of the schools that have joined this noble cause so far.

There will be a series of activities ahead of WED 2017 where the president will be the chief guest. Tree planting activities in Mbarara, Masaka and Ibanda. An Environmental Run in Ibanda on Sunday among others.

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