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Sanwo-Olu to unveil climate change action plan at summit



Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu will to launch the Climate Action Plan (CAP) tomorrow as he unveils the eighth International Climate Change Summit in the state.

The governor disclosed this at a media briefing yesterday on plans for the summit scheduled for between Tuesday, June 8 and Wednesday, June 9, 2021.

Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Tunji Bello, said Governor Sanwo-Olu, was resuscitating the summit after a five-year lull, adding: “The theme for the 2021 conference: Adapting Health, Energy, Agriculture, Transport and Waste Infrastructure to Long Term Impacts of Climate Change in Lagos State, is apt for the times we are in.”

He said the Climate Action Plan was developed to guide the state and stakeholders on the implementation of collective measures to address climate change impacts and causes through adaptation, mitigation and other measures.

Bello added that the summit would be a melting pot for researchers, investors, academics and stakeholders in the environment and economic sector, where notable actions for future economic and sustainable development of the state would be taken.

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