THE efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo towards the climate situations in Nigeria has continued to receive loud applause and positive remarks from Nigerians, especially with the Federal Government’s policies that are set up to support the growth and development of the industry.
In strengthening their support for the climate conditions in the country, President Buhari signed the Climate Chang Act of 2021 which is going to provide a hallmark for a national collaboration on the climate changes challenges in Nigeria.
Also, the establishment of the National Council on Climate Change, established by the Buhari’s administration last month has equally received international recognition and have been facilitated to push reduction of major emissions.
On the part of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, efforts to bring solutions to the challenges of climate changes in the country can be seen in the launching of the Federal Government’s Energy Transition Plan, which was launched in August with a clear purpose of ensuring that by 2060, Nigeria will attain a global net zero emissions and also stop the energy poverty.
Additionally, the federal government has made plans to support and promote the production of carbon credits activation plan. The purpose of this being that with the carbon credits activation plan, the federal government will be able to regulate and promote carbon credits.