In observance of World Clean-Up Day, TotalEnergies Marketing Nigeria Plc. has organized a series of initiatives aimed at addressing climate change and safeguarding the environment within six secondary schools across three states.
The company’s endeavors encompassed various activities, such as the planting of 114 trees and the collection of 4,706 kilograms of waste in the states of Edo, Lagos, and Kano. Additionally, the company focused on raising awareness about the transition to a circular economy.
In an official statement, the energy firm expressed its commitment to sensitizing local communities about the importance of environmental protection, with a focus on leaving behind a sustainable world for future generations.
The participating schools in this endeavor were Obele Community High School in Surulere, Lagos; Gbaja Boys Senior High School in Lagos; Idia College in Benin City, Edo State; Emotan College in Benin City, Edo State; Mario Tijani Girls Science College in Kano, Kano State; and Government Boys Technical College in Kano.
During visits to Obele Senior Secondary School and Ideal Girls High School in Surulere, Lagos, Dr. Samba Seye, Managing Director of TotalEnergies Marketing Nigeria Plc, stated, “The 2023 World Clean-up Day serves as a call to action for Nigerians to contribute to a safer planet.”
He further emphasized that the primary goal of this initiative was to align with some of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. It aimed to showcase TotalEnergies’ dedication to environmental protection, the promotion of climate action, and the cultivation of environmental awareness within communities and among young individuals.