Earlier, the Commissioner for Environment, Alhaji Modu Walama said one million assorted trees including those with commercial values would be planted in nine Local Government Areas.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the trees include moringa oleifera, baobab, mango, eucalyptus, guava, cashew, neem, pawpaw, and tamarind among others.

NAN report that Borno is among one states worse hit by the negative impacts of climate change in Nigeria.

The sustainable development goal number 13 urges the global community to “take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts by regulating emissions and promoting developments in renewable energy.