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UN DSG, Amina Mohammed with Chief Ngelale at the UN Headquarters in New York

Tinubu’s Special Envoy on Climate Action, Ngelale, engages stakeholders in the US

Chief Ngelale with members of a US State Department team in Washington DC
UN DSG, Amina Mohammed with Chief Ngelale at the UN Headquarters in New York
Chief Ngelale with Mr. Landon Derentz of the Atlantic Council

Nigeria’s Special Presidential Envoy on Climate Action (SPEC) Chief Ajuri Ngelale, has been meeting with the sector’s stakeholders in the United States of America (USA) ahead of the United Nations Climate Conference holding in Bonn, Germany, next week.

Chief Ngelale started off at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, where he met with the Nigerian-born Deputy Secretary General (DSG) of the United Nations, Amina J Mohammed, a former Minister of Environment of Nigeria.
Ngelale, who said in a statement that the meeting was his first engagement as Nigeria’s Special Presidential Envoy on Climate Action (SPEC) noted that he exchanged views with Madam Mohammed, and that “deepening collaboration with critical stakeholders on these existential matters is top priority.”
He was also hosted by a team “comprising a sector-wide technical working group of the U.S. State Department at U.S. State Department Headquarters on Wednesday in Washington D.C.”
According to him, they “delved into important areas of mutual concern ahead of the United Nations Climate Conference holding in Bonn, Germany, next week.”
He revealed that he “presented Nigeria’s green industrial plans and discussed our participation in the Energy Transition Accelerator, Methane reduction programme, as well as our Carbon Market & Management Initiatives, and updates on our NDCs, amongst other important matters.”
Chief Ngelale, who is also Special Adviser to President Bola Tinubu on Media & Publicity, said he also engaged “in a productive and incisive discussion with Mr. Landon Derentz of the Global Energy Center of the Washington-based Atlantic Council on Wednesday in Washington D.C.
“As a key stakeholder in the global climate action and finance ecosystem, we shared views about green industry and carbon capture technology manufacturing and implementation in Nigeria moving forward.
“Exciting times ahead for Africa’s most populous nation,” the Envoy announced.

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