Nigerian Leader to attend COP28 Climate Summit in Dubai

Temitope Mustapha, Abuja

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Nigeria’s President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu will depart  Abuja on Wednesday for Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to attend  the COP28 Climate Summit, also known as the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference.

 

At the conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP28), President Tinubu will deliver a national statement, highlighting Nigeria’s stance on various thematic issues, including renewable energy and climate financing. 

 

While in Dubai, President Tinubu will participate in key sideline events, which will further support the advancement of his commitment to attract foreign direct investment for enhanced wealth creation and revenue expansion in Nigeria.

 

The World Leaders’ Summit will hold between December 1 and 2nd , 2023, under the theme, “Unite, Act, and Deliver.”

 

A statement from the President’s Spokesperson, Ajuri Ngelale , stated that President Tinubu will maximize the opportunity provided  by the platform to advocate increased financial and technical support for developing nations, while reminding developed countries of their public pledge to provide $100 billion annually for support to localized initiatives to address climate change-related challenges.