The management of Laurmann and Company Ltd has called on residents of the Federal Capital Territory to join the Minister, Muhammad Bello in entrenching the clean and green initiative of the administration so as to enhance the beauty of the nation’s capital.
Chairman/ CEO of Laurmann, Mr. Laurie Manayin, stated this at the weekend in Abuja when he led other staff of his organisation on a tree planting campaign in some parts of Abuja.
Laurmann has been responsible for the provision of city cleaning services to the Central Business District of the Federal Capital City (FCC) for a period of about 11years.
“We recognise and appreciate the Management and Staff of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) and the Department and Parks and Recreation for the deliberate efforts being undertaken to ensure the promotion and provision of adequate park resources, recreational site development/management, tree planting, reclamation of green areas, vegetation control amongst other services aimed at creating a humane environment in the Garden City Setting of Abuja.
“As part of our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to this premiere district LAURMANN AND COMPANY LTD identified a number of streets where trees and flowery shrubs were introduced essentially to either gap fill existent plants or as fresh plantings, as part of the road furniture to further enhance the aesthetics of our capital city.
“This exercise was carried out in collaboration with the government agency saddled with the responsibility of beautifying the FCC with trees and green, as a very important pivot in the that overall objective of having a city with sights of well laid out streets laced with ornamental flowers and greens in line with the master plan of the FCT, ” Manayin stated .
Amongst the type of trees planted along Ahmadu Bello Way, Kur Mohammed Way and Shehu Shagari Way were hybrid nerium oleander, ceasalpina pulcherrima, polyalthia longifolia and accasia fistola.
“It is our desire that through this platform, we contribute our modest quota in partnership with the Honourable Minister, FCT Administration’s resolute goal to deliver on the target of making Abuja the pride of AFRICA using city beautification as an objective,” the company chairman stated.