National Park trains 2,000 students on ecotourism
The National Park Service (NPS) has empowered over 2,000 students to study natural sciences in tertiary institutions across the country.
The Conservator General of NPS, Ibrahim Goni stated at the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), with Federal University Wukari, Taraba State.
He said the students would soon be serving as field laboratory officers.
He also added that it would open up collaboration in ecotourism, research and conservation education with universities, stressing that the initiative would assist both to learn from each other.
On his part, Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Abubakar Kundiri maintained that the signing of the MOU marks a milestone towards the advancement of quality education in the country.
He observed that government alone could not fund and sustain the operations of the university, therefore, there was need to explore other areas of funding.