#UNFF19: Governor Bassey Otu joins colleagues, Heads of States in New York

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Cross River State Governor, Senator (Prince) Bassey Edet Otu is currently participating in the 19th session of the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF19), at the United Nations Headquarters in New York NEGROIDHAVEN has learnt.

The Governor, ably represented by his deputy, Rt. Hon. Peter Odey is participating in the forum’s sessions on implementation of the United Nations Strategic Plan for Forests (UNSPF), alongside other invited heads of states, private sectors and stakeholders.

Discussions at the session focus on enhancing forest-based economic, social, and environmental benefits, increasing the area of protected forests, and proposing ways to advance sustainable forest management.

The Chairman of the Cross River State Forestry Commission, Rt. Hon. George O’ben-Etchi is also present at the forum’s session.