University of Abuja Model United Nations Conference organized a high delegates conference on Land Degradation and Drought. M.I. Abdulbakai, who convene the conference noted that; this year conference is built on the success attained in the 2016 awareness campaign and it is aimed at building strong forces to combat drought and desertification. He noted that, partnership with the Geography department would go a long way in achieving sustainable land management. Finally, Abdulbakai announced that the club had secured an appointment to meet with the Mexican Ambassador to Nigeria and that World day to combat desertification would be prioritized in the discussion.
The President of Geography department who was also in attendance pledged the support of his department to work closely with the Club in this area. he continued that his department will continue to participate in the annual World Day to Combat desertification whenever the club organizes it.
At the end of the meeting, a team of seven were raised to do survey on the activities of the tree cutters, erosion and other natural causes for further actions.