Germany, Nigeria Collaborates On Climate, Energy Transition

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The Federal Government and the government of Germany have pledged commitments to deepen bilateral ties, meet the energy transition target, tackle climate crises and strengthen collaborations across all sectors.

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, and his German counterpart, Annalena Baerbock, made this known at a bilateral meeting Abuja.

Onyeama said that strengthening bilateral ties, people-to people relations, strengthening partnership in the energy, economic sectors, tackling climate change, insecurity, strengthen collaborations across all sectors were the focus of the bilateral meeting.

He said that the meeting was also coming on the heels of the reparation of 22 pieces of artifacts from Germany to Nigeria which was beyond aesthetics but symbol of the culture and spirituality to the Nigerian people.

Regarding Energy transmission, he said, it is something that we want to see as the transition to Fossil Fuel by 2060.

According to him, the ministry on behalf of the Federal Government appreciated the German government for the gesture of returning the artifacts.

The German Minister, Baerbock said that there were many ways in which Nigeria and Germany, the European Union and African Union needed to strengthen collaborations for economic and mutual benefits.

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