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NACADA Staff on National Tree Growing Day

NACADA Greening Kenya; National Tree Greening Day

By Rebecca Barasa


As part of the National Directive by His Excellency the President of the Republic of Kenya Dr. William Ruto, and the subsequent declaration of May 10th as a National Holiday for tree growing as a mitigation measure for climate change, NACADA staff were engaged in the activity in different parts of the country.

The Board chair, Rev. Dr. Stephen Mairori, and the Director Corporate Services CPA Patrick Obura led the NACADA Headquarters members of staff in the national tree planting exercise at the Bomas block, off Ngong Road Forest.

Speaking during the activity the NACADA Board Chair emphasized the on the need to plant more trees and make the planet a more comfortable habitat for human beings and animals.

“On behalf of NACADA, I wish to send my condolences to the people who have lost their family, relatives, and friends following heavy floods that have affected many parts of the country. What we are doing here today is one way of standing in solidarity with those who have been affected to mitigate and prevent the occurrence of such calamities in the future.” He said.

The Board Chair also explained the need to have a good environment that is friendly to support human life hence boosting human health and creating a healthy productive mind. He also used the opportunity to urge the country to stay sober as they engage in the exercise. He thanked the staff for joining hands with the rest of the nation to preserve the environment.