Katsina State Ministry of Lands and Survey assured more synergy with National Environmental Standards and Regulation Enforcement Agency(NESREA).
The Hon. Commissioner of the Ministry TPL. Usman Nadada gave the assurance when he received the Coordinator State Field Office, Alhaji Jibrin Inuwa in an advocacy visit.
TPL. Usman Nadada who described the Agency as partners in progress said the Ministry as a custodian of State lands would assist in protecting the environment from human activities.
The Lands and Survey Commissioner noted that, even though Housing Development is being carried out by individuals, said the Ministry would ensure due process in the cause of the development.
He directed the Lands Department to be informing the Agency, whenever there are any allocations for development
TPL. Usman Nadada also advised the Agency to always be in contact with Planning Board to have first-hand information about those permitted to develop their lands.
The Commissioner described the environmental regulation and enforcement as a heavy task, hence the need for the Agency to reached all stakeholders for more success.
Earlier the Coordinator, Katsina State Field of National Environmental Standards and Regulation Enforcement Agency,Alhaji Jibrin Inuwa said they were at the Ministry to ask for more collaboration in attaining safety Environment.
The Coordinator said the Agency has a vital role in ensuring a habitable Environment hence the collaboration with relevant stakeholders.
He solicited the support of the Ministry in ensuring all issues that need the Agency’s attention was notify for quick action.
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