Heritage site: we need FG, UNESCO’s intervention – Official; The Nation Nigeria


Nigeria – Sukur Cultural Landscape

Mr. Anthony Sham, the care taker of Sukur, a UNESCO’S World Heritage Site has expressed optimism of government and UNESCO’s intervention on the destroyed structures by activities insurgents.

The Sukur Cultural landscape is located on the hill above the village of Sukur in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

It is situated in the Mandara mountains close to the boarder with neighbouring Cameroon.

Sham spoke in a telephone interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja.

“A team from the Head Quarters came to the sites sometimes ago and took inventory of the damage done to the sites by members of the Boko Haram.

“We are still expecting their intervention for the destroyed site; we have written to remind them; I don’t know their reasons for not responding.

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