RCE Ogun

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Rce details
Region:
AFRICA & MIDDLE EAST
Country:
Nigeria
Overview
Date of RCE acknowledgement:
July, 2018
Description of RCE and Geographic Region:

RCE Ogun is situated in Ogun State. Ogun State is one of the 36 States in Nigeria, presently located within the South-West geopolitical zone. The neighbouring States include Lagos State (to the South), Oyo and Osun States (to the North), Ondo State (to the East) and the Republic of Benin (to the West). Ogun State has a population of 3,728,098 inhabitants. It has a rich deposit of mineral resources such as limestone, granite, glass sand and kaolin. Presently, Ogun has the highest concentration of manufacturing companies including two of Africa’s largest cement factories: Lafarge Cement and Dangote Cement. Ogun State also has the highest number of universities in Nigeria. The indigenes of Ogun are predominately farmers and textile manufacturers (Tie and Dye/Adire). 


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Goals and Objectives:

The goal of RCE Ogun is to create resilient, inclusive, and environmentally friendly communities through formal and informal trainings, enlightenment programmes and exemplar projects for the sustainable development of the region.


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Organisation Hosting RCE Secretariat:

Covenant University, Nigeria

Key Partners:

Name of organisation: Zenith Bank PLC
Role: Core Industry Partner
Contact name: Head, Research/Sustainability
Contact email: ZenithSustainability@zenithbank.com

Name of organization: Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET)
Role: Provision of weather data
Contact name: Prof. Peter Odjugo
Contact email: paodjugo@yahoo.com

Activities
Current Activities:
  • RCE Ogun Climate Change Club Activities for Secondary Schools 


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Upcoming Activities:
  • RCE Ogun Digital Skills training for youths in Ota (Starting September, 2019)
  • RCE Ogun Coding Booth Camp for Girls (Starting October, 2019)
Achievements:
Contact Details
Main RCE Contact:
Prof. Evans Osabuohien, Chair, RCE Ogun
evans.osabuohien@covenantuniversity.edu.ng
Secondary RCE Contact:
Dr. Patience Tunji-Olayeni, Co-Chair, RCE Ogun
pat.tunji-olayeni@covenantuniversity.edu.ng
RCE Youth Coordinator(s):
Mr. Andrew Onabote
RCE mailing address for correspondence: