Katsina government warns against indiscriminate felling of trees

In latest developments, Katsina State government yesterday warned that it would henceforth prosecute anyone found to be indiscriminately felling trees. It specifically warned those living around the Rugu Forest to desist from illegally felling the trees.

Speaking yesterday, Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mustapha Inuwa, said information showed that some people were in the habit of felling trees without obtaining the necessary permission.

He said a task force had been set up to ensure compliance and that anyone caught felling trees without the necessary permission, would have himself to blame.

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