President Muhammadu Buhari has called for urgent climate actions from, especially developed countries to tackle the effects of climate change in Africa.
Buhari represented by Minister of Environment, Mohammed Abdullahi made the call on Monday in Sharm el-Sheikh on the sidelines of the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27).
The sideline Clean Energy Transition event organised by Bloomberg Philanthropies and Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) provided opportunity for Nigeria to highlight it’s climate efforts and concerns.
He therefore called for more accelerated actions from developed countries who contribute most of the emissions affecting Africa’s climate.
He said Nigeria and other African countries were committed to tackling the climate change crises.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that President Buhari is represented by the Minister of Environment, Mohammed Abdullahi at the COP 27 in Egypt.
The summit which began on Sunday will end on November 18.