Earth Day: Adeleke approves climate agenda for Osun (

Earth Day: Adeleke approves climate agenda for Osun

Our climate agenda is all inclusive, he said.

According to the statement, Adeleke, on the Earth Day, directed the announcement of the climate agenda to reconfirm his administrations resolve to make Osun the most climate friendly state in Nigeria.Advertisement

Our administration will invest in making Osun a truly green economy by mainstreaming climate matters in health, education, infrastructure, finance, mining, technology as well as gender and youth matters.

Our state will become truly resilient and emerge as a strong partner in the climate adaptability movement, he said.Advertisement

Earth Day is being celebrated yearly on April 22, to protect the planet from things like pollution and deforestation. Advertisement

Ademola Adeleke of Osun has approved a comprehensive climate change agenda to address emerging concerns about climate change and its impact on the state.

The approval is contained in a statement by Malam Olawale Rasheed, the spokesperson to the governor, on Saturday in Osogbo.Advertisement

According to the statement, the climate agenda is part of the state governments efforts to mark the World Earth Day.

The statement noted that the new agenda included the making of a climate change and adaptation policy for state.Advertisement

It also included the creation of the state climate advisory board, the establishment of climate tracking research unit at the state University and the development of annual state energy report.

The statement added that the hosting of a post COP 27 conference for subnational entities in Nigeria is also part of the agenda.Advertisement

The 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Paris Agreement (COP 27), was held from Nov. 6 to Nov. 20, 2022 in Sharm ElSheikh, Egypt.

A decision was made at the conference to establish and operationalise a loss and damage fund.Advertisement

The statement quoted Adeleke as saying that the approval of the climate programme was in fulfillment of his election promises to address the threatening environmental crises facing Osun and the world at large.

I take note of global climate crises and I believe we cannot leave the issue to the Federal Government alone.Advertisement

States must take active part in the movement to save the planet from imminent extinction.




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