The Commandant General of Nigerian Mining Protection and Security Corps, Dr. Abdullahi S. Ogbadebe has urged Nigerians to join hands with the current administration led by President Ahmed Bola Tinubu in other to preserve and protect our natural heritage for the benefit of current and future generations.
Dr. Abdullahi in his New Year Message said, “As we bid farewell to the old and welcome the new, I extend my warmest greetings and heartfelt wishes to all citizens of our great nation on the occasion of the New Year. On behalf of the Mining Protection and Security Corps of Nigeria, I wish you a prosperous and joyous year ahead.”
Text of his New Year Message: “The dawning of a new year signifies a time of reflection and renewal. It presents us with an opportunity to set new goals, embrace fresh beginnings, and work towards a brighter future for ourselves and our beloved country. As we stand on the threshold of 2024, let us collectively commit ourselves to building a Nigeria that is safe, secure, and prosperous for all.
“In the year ahead, the Mining Protection and Security Corps of Nigeria remains resolute in its dedication to safeguarding our natural resources, protecting our forests and mines, and ensuring the sustainable development of these vital sectors. We are committed to upholding the highest standards of security and environmental conservation, and we will continue to work tirelessly to combat illegal activities that threaten the integrity of our natural landscapes.
“I urge all Nigerians to join hands with President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, His Excellency, Ahmed Bola Tinubu, in the pursuit of responsible and sustainable practices in forestry and mining. Let us strive to preserve and protect our natural heritage for the benefit of current and future generations. Together, we can create a legacy of environmental stewardship and economic progress that will endure for years to come.
“As we embrace the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead, let us do so with a spirit of unity, resilience, and optimism. Let us harness the power of collaboration and innovation to propel our nation toward greater heights of achievement and prosperity.
“In closing, I extend my best wishes to the President and all Nigerians for a year filled with peace, health, and prosperity. May the New Year bring us closer to our aspirations and inspire us to work together towards a brighter and more sustainable future.” he added.