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Ogun to plant one million trees in forest reserves

The Ogun State government has revealed plans to plant one million trees of various species in the nine forest reserves of the state as a way to preserve the natural environment and curb the menace of global warming.

The Commissioner for Forestry, Taiwo Oludotun, during the official flag-off of year 2023 planting exercise, said the one million trees would cover about 750 hectares of land in the reserves.

Oludotun added that about 250,000 trees would be planted within the second quarter of the year by the ministry.

He further explained that the ministry had commenced the nurseries for the trees earlier in the year.

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