Buhari off to Paris for ‘One Planet Summit’ Monday



By Kazeem Ugbodaga

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari will join over 50 world leaders to participate in the One Planet Summit in Paris, France on Tuesday.

The summit, jointly organised by the United Nations, the World Bank Group, and the French Government in partnership with non-governmental organisations concerned about reversing the negative effects of climate change, like Bloomberg Philanthropies, holds at the eco-friendly La Seine Musicale, situated on the picturesque Seguin Island in western Paris.

The main focus of the summit, with the theme, “Climate Change Financing,” according to the organisers, will be to innovatively pool public and private finance “to support and accelerate our common efforts to fight climate change.”

A statement from Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity said while recognising that all countries…

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