By Aliyu Dangida
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has conducted training for primary and junior secondary school teachers on climate change and waste recycling in Jigawa state.
During a 2-day workshop held in Dutse, attended by Principals of the junior secondary schools, headmasters, teachers drawn from the five piloted LGAs, media, and civil society organizations among others.
The program aimed at stepping down the training to primary and junior secondary school pupils on how to turn waste to useful with a view to transforming the ideas of the children to be creative.
Hotpen reports that, recycling is the process of converting waste materials into useful materials and objects, the concept often includes the recovery of energy from waste materials.
It said the recyclability of a material depends on its ability to reacquire the properties it had in its original state.
The program which was supported by UNICEF aimed at controlling climate change in the schools across Jigawa state through various technics.
One of the facilitators Dr. Ummi Khalthum Muhammad said UNICEF earmarked a maximum amount of N250,000 per school and the money will be given to 25 piloted schools from the five LGAs of the state.
She charged the school leaders to use the money allocated to their schools judiciously based on what has been designed on climate change and west management.