NESREA: Functions, Full Meaning, Offices & Salary Structure Of Employees

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NESREA

NESREA is an environmental agency which was established by the Federal government of Nigerian on 30th July 2007. The primary aim of this agency is to ensure a cleaner, safer and healthier environment for Nigerians and Non-Nigerians living in the country.

They are also responsible for the protection and development of the environment, biodiversity conservation and sustainable development of Nigeria’s natural resources.

NESERA is also a law enforcement agency in Nigeria. Some of the activities which they are tasked to prevent are illegal trade of wildlife species, illegal discharge of electronic waste, illegal discharge of toxic wastes and other environmental related crimes.

In this post, we’ll be taking a complete look at this agency called NESREA in Nigeria. Some of the details which we’ll be discussing include functions and objectives, their offices in Nigeria, the full meaning and other important facts about this agency.

Full Meaning Of NESREA

NESREA is an abbreviation for National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency.

Functions Of NESREA

Some functions of the this Agency include:

  • Enforcement of laws, policies, guidelines and standards which concerns the environment (in Nigeria)
  • Associate and collaborate with various stakeholders (home & abroad) on matters concerning the environmental standards, enforcement and regulations in Nigeria.
  • Prohibit processes and use of equipment or technology that threaten the environmental quality in Nigeria
  • Creating awareness on matters to concern the environmental safety of Nigerians
  • Maintain various environmental standards in the country
  • Ensure a cleaner and healthier environment for Nigerians

NESREA Salary Structure

The worker/official in this earns an average of ₦60,000₦90,000 monthly on an entry-level. However, higher officials will take home salaries which are bigger than the figures stated above monthly and this is a known fact. The nesrea salary structure is also a good one when compared to the salary of various federal agencies.

Note – Taxes and other charges have been deducted from the amount stated above.

NESREA Offices In Nigeria

In the quest to ensure good environmental governance at the state level, and also the creation of employment opportunities Nigerians, this agency currently has 6 Zonal Headquarters and 22 State Offices in the country.

These offices are grouped into 6 geopolitical zones in Nigeria. These offices are as follows:

– Headquarters – No. 4 Oro-Ago Crescent, Off Mohammed Buhari Way, Garki- Abuja.

1. North Central Zone (6 Offices)

OfficeAddressContact
North Central Zonal HeadquartersDiye Zaramangada Rayfield Road, P. O. Box 1917,
Jos, Plateau State
[email protected]
Benue State OfficeAlong J.S. Tarka Way
Makurdi, Benue State
[email protected]
Plateau State OfficeDiye Zaramangada Rayfield Road, P. O. Box 1917,
Jos, Plateau State
[email protected]
Niger State OfficeHousing Corporation Complex, Mobil-Tunga Road, P. M. B 240
Minna, Niger State
[email protected]
Nasarawa State OfficeNo. 10, Tijiani Taba Road, Off Dalhaltu Araf Specialist Hospital Road, G.R.A.
Lafia, Nasarawa State
[email protected]
Kwara State OfficeOpposite State Ministry of Education
Ilorin, Kwara State
[email protected]

 

2. North East Zone (3 Offices)

OfficeAddressContact
North East Zonal HeadquartersG.R.A, Off Ashaka Junction, Bauchi Road,
Gombe, Gombe State
[email protected]
Gombe State OfficeG.R.A, Off Ashaka Junction, Bauchi Road,
Gombe, Gombe State
[email protected]
Borno State OfficeC/O Borno State Afforestation Office Complex, Angwan Doki, Behind Dujuma Hotel
Maiduguri, Borno State
[email protected]

 

3. North West Zone (6 Offices)

OfficeAddressContact
North West Zonal Headquarters1st Floor, Afforestation Programme Coordinating Unit (APCU), Kabuga Estate, Along Gwarzo Road,
Kano, Kano State.
[email protected]
Kano State Office1st Floor, Afforestation Programme Coordinating Unit (APCU), Kabuga Estate, Along Gwarzo Road,
Kano, Kano State.
[email protected]
Kebbi State OfficeBulasa, Kalgo Road, Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State.[email protected]
Kaduna State OfficeKaduna State Secretariat Annex (Obasanjo House) Yakubu Gowon Way 1st Floor, 2nd Wing,
Kaduna, Kaduna State.
[email protected]
Katsina State OfficeEEC/KAZP Office Complex BB Way, Kano road,
Katsina, Katsina State
[email protected]
Sokoto State OfficeBlock 9, 3rd Floor, Section 301 Shehu Kangiwa Secretariat, Western Byepass Rd, Sokoto, Sokoto State[email protected]

 

4. South East Zone (5 Offices)

OfficeAddressContact
South East Zonal HeadquartersPlot OB-B Area E, New Owerri Layout, Opposite All Seasons Hotel, Owerri, Imo State.[email protected]
Imo State OfficePlot OB-B Area E, New Owerri Layout, Opposite All Seasons Hotel, Owerri, Imo State.[email protected]
Enugu State Office16 Colliery Avenue, G.R.A, Enugu, Enugu State[email protected]
Ebonyi State Office2, Hillview Close, Off Ezza Road,
Abakaliki, Ebonyi State
[email protected]
Anambra State OfficeOld Secretariate, Chief Jerome Udoji Street, Aroma, Awka, Anambra State[email protected]

 

5. South West Zone (6 Offices)

OfficeAddressContact
South West Zonal HeadquartersC/O Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency (OYSROMA) Compound, Opposite School of Hygiene, Ibadan, Oyo State.[email protected]
Oyo State OfficeC/O Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency (OYSROMA) Compound, Opposite School of Hygiene, Ibadan, Oyo State.[email protected]
Osun State OfficeNo. 18 New Ikirun Road, Pepsi Cola Area,
Osogbo, Osun State.
[email protected]
Ekiti State OfficeBlocks B13/14 and B15/16, Fayose Estate, Afao Road, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State.[email protected]
Lagos State OfficeC/O Federal Ministry of Environment, Games Village, Eric Moore, Off Bode Thomas Street, Surulere, Lagos State.[email protected]
Ondo State OfficeNo. 122 New Hospital Road,
Akure, Ondo State.
[email protected]

 

6. South-South Zone (4 Offices)

OfficeAddressContact
South South Zonal Headquarters21 Emekuku Street Dline,
Port Harcourt. Rivers State.
[email protected]
National Environmental Reference Labouratory21 Emekuku Street Dline,
Port Harcourt. Rivers State.
[email protected]
Rivers State Office21 Emekuku Street Dline,
Port Harcourt. Rivers State.
[email protected]
Cross River State OfficeA11/8 State Housing Estate Along Marian Road Extension, Opp. Apples Fast Food Restaurant, Calabar, Cross-River State.[email protected]
Akwa Ibom State Office1 Ukana Ebiet, off IBB Avenue
Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
[email protected]

 

The current Director-General/CEO of NESREA is Dr Lawrence Chidi Anukam

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