Nigeria's President Signs Paris Agreement, Seeks Help on Lake Chad

President Muhammadu Buhari has, Thursday, signed the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and called for aid in the revival of Lake Chad basin. The president after signing the agreement said that his signing of the Agreement demonstrated Nigeria’s commitment to a global effort to reverse the effects of the negative trend.

The President said this on Thursday while addressing the opening of the meeting on “Taking Climate Action for Sustainable Development’’ in New York. A statement issued in Abuja by Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the president, said the meeting was co-hosted by Nigeria and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Stuart Rankin


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