LASPARK Holds Commemorative Tree Planting Exercise For Top Government Officials.

 LASPARK Holds Commemorative Tree Planting Exercise For Top Government Officials.

The Lagos State Parks and Gardens () has held the year 2021 first quarter commemorative birthday tree-planting exercise for Principal Officers in Lagos State.

Speaking at the event held at Otunba Jobifele Median, Central Business District (CBD), Ikeja, on Tuesday, the General Manager of LASPARK, Mrs. Adetoun Popoola, said the exercise is done quarterly to commemorate birthdays of Permanent Secretaries in the State by planting trees in their honour, adding that the activity is the agency’s instituted programme to continually promote the habit of tree planting.

Mrs. Popoola said the mandate of LASPARK is to make Lagos greener and healthier through planting and maintenance of trees, as well as  the creation and maintenance of functional and operational parks and gardens, noting that trees play significant roles in a green and healthy environment by nourishing the entire ecosystem and serving as important habitat for humans and animals.

The Lagos State Head of Service (HoS), Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola and 17 other Permanent Secretaries from various Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) whose birthdays fall within the first quarter of Y2021 participated in the commemorative birthday tree planting exercise.

Ayomide Oyewole

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