Sanwo-Olu gives climate adaptation plan for Lagos

LAGOS — Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu will launch the Lagos Climate Adaptation and Resilience Plan (LCARP) and the Lagos Climate Change Mainstreaming Strategy at the 10th Lagos International Climate Change Summit June 4-6 at the Lagos Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island.

The Summit, themed: “Accelerating Climate Finance and Championing Local Adaptation Initiatives” and Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo Wahab as host, will feature a Special Governor session showcasing former Governor, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) and Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu.

The lead paper for the 10th Summit with the topic: “Exploring Climate Adaptation Finance”, will be delivered by the C40 Regional Director for Africa, Dorah Modise while two former Commissioners for the Environment, Mr Tunji Bello and Dr. Muiz Banire will feature in a special session with the topic: “Perspective on Climate Change through the Lens on High-Level Pioneer Governance”.

The summit will also attract the presence of the Honourable Minister of Communication, Innovation and Digital Economy, Dr. Bosun Tijani at one of the plenary sessions where he will speak on “Localising Technology to Upscale Local Adaptation Initiative”.

The three-day Summit, which will be hybrid, will attract academics, members of the Organised Private Sector, Environmentalists and Top Government Functionaries.

It is also expected that the communique developed at the end of the three-day Summit will serve as a roadmap for Accelerating Climate Finance and Championing Local Adaptation Initiatives in Lagos State as past summits have identified and proffered solutions to mitigate identified Climate issues.

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