Ondo Gov. Akeredolu lifts ban on logging activities


Ondo Gov. Akeredolu lifts ban on logging activities

Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed that the ban on logging activities in the free forest areas in the state be lifted.
The government had banned logging activities in the state in March.
The directive was announced by Segun Ajiboye, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor on Wednesday in Akure.
Ajiboye, however, said the ban on logging activities in the forest reserve areas in the state.remained in force.
“While assuring the people of the state of Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu preparedness to work for the general benefit of the people and the development of the state, the ban on logging activities in the forest reserve areas is meant to ensure that the general commonwealth of the people of the state is not pillaged by a few criminally-minded people,” he said.

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