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President Muhammadu Buhari receives His Excellency Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, Governor of Gombe State at his office at the State House in Abuja. Gombe State governor during the 2-Day Workshop on Art and Practice of System Integrity and Value Governance as a Panacea to Curbing Corruption for Gombe State Political Office Holders at Government House Gombe, September, 2021 Organized by Anti-Corruption Academy of Nigeria, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, in Collaboration with Gombe State Government, and Value Plus Creation & Data Technology Managers. The Green-Governor, His Excellency Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, granted audience to the National Coordinator of the Nigerian Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) at Gombe State liaison office in Abuja. Officials of Gombe State ministry of Environment and Forest Resources at a partnership meeting on Environmental Management with the Management Team of Ashaka Cement Plc, at the Company's board room in Ashaka, Funakaye LGA of Gombe State The exercise on the fumigation of all high risk areas in Gombe State by ministry of Environment Gombe State in collaboration with Gombe State Task Force Committee on COVID-19.

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Welcome to our Ministry

Ministry of Environment and Forest Resources is one of the 21 ministries under the administration of His Excellency Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, Governor of Gombe State. The ministry is a technical one with three directorates of Environment;  Planning, Research and Statistic; Administration and Finance

About us

Department of Environment was after the creation of Gombe State under the ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development as a department, but in 1999 the department of Environment was moved to ministry of Water Resources and Environment until 2013 when the ministry of Environment and Forest Resources was established.

The primary responsibility of the sector under the Ministry of Environment and Forest Resources is the implementation of Gully Erosion Control project; implementation of Environmental Impact Assessment Laws/policies in the state; Climate Change policies and programs; Environmental education/Advocacy and Enforcement of Environmental Laws as well as Pollution Control and Waste Management.

Mission Statement

The government of Gombe state under the leadership of His Excellency Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya is committed to making Gombe State Go Green

Vision Statement

The Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya’s administration intend to create an environment that is in harmony with nature, as well as planting 4,000,000.00 trees in four years


The main function of the  ministry of environment & forest resources drive in following key pollution and waste management; Climate change; Deforestation; Clean Energy