Governor Adeleke Congratulates New Leadership Of The National Council On Climate Change

The Executive Governor of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke has congratulated Dr. Nkiruka Maduekwe on her appointment as the Director–General/Chief Executive Officer of the National Council on Climate Change by President Bola Tinubu.

Governor Adeleke who also congratulated other members of the climate team appointed by the President, said the composition raises much hopes on the country’s readiness to tackle the problem of climate change.

While acknowledging the rich background and experience of Dr. Maduekwe and her team to coordinate an effective green growth direction for Nigeria, Governor Adeleke noted in a statement by his spokesperson, Olawale Rasheed that Osun state’s robust climate agenda policy as a signal of his administration’s resolve to explore available opportunities.

“I’m delighted to learn of the appointment of Dr. Nkiruka Maduekwe as the Director–General/Chief Executive Officer of the National Council on Climate Change (NCCC). Dr. Maduekwe’s deep experience in climate policy development and the composition of her team are assuring that Nigeria is on a solid footing to safeguard our environment from the impact of climate change and also unlock economic benefits,” the Governor was quoted to have said in a congratulatory message.

Governor Adeleke recalls the deep partnership between the state and the NCCC, adding that “as the Chairman of the Osun Council on Climate Change, we are committed to efforts that will safeguard our environment and its people.

The Governor calls for continuation of the partnership under the Dr. Maduekwe-led NCCC, saying that the Osun Council on Climate Change looks forward to taking the partnership to a new level through a new MOU to be signed when the new management settles down in office.

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