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Tinubu appoints spokesman as special envoy on climate action, establishes green economic committee

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President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has appointed his spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, as Special Presidential Envoy on Climate Action in a step towards advancing his administration’s climate and green economic initiatives.

Mr Ngelale will lead this initiative as part of a larger presidential committee, which will be chaired by President Tinubu himself.

The newly established Presidential Committee on Climate Action and Green Economic Solutions will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing all policies and programs related to climate action and green economic development.

The committee’s objectives include: streamlining coordination efforts, fostering a comprehensive approach to climate action programs across government agencies, establishing an efficient governance structure, and ensuring alignment with the President’s vision outlined in the Renewed Hope Agenda.

The 25-member Presidential Committee on Climate Action and Green Economic Solutions consists of the following:

According to the Director of Information and Public Relations, Segun Imohiosen, their collective expertise will drive the implementation of innovative non-oil and non-gas climate action initiatives while coordinating activities towards achieving the nation’s climate action and green economic objectives.

Among the committee’s responsibilities are collaborating with stakeholders at all levels of government and engaging with national and multilateral institutions to advance Nigeria’s climate action goals.