• Cross River plans to ban use of wood for roofing, says Ayade

    Cross River plans to ban use of wood for roofing, says Ayade

    Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has expressed his administration’s resolve to legislate against the use of wood for roofing to check deforestation, restore lost greenery and boost forest regeneration.

    Ayade spoke when Ms Elsie Attafuah, the Senior Regional Technical Adviser, United Nations Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (UN-REDD) programme, visited him at Government House, Calabar.

    He said: “We are in a process of enacting a new law that will prohibit the use of woods for roofing and encourage the […]