Carbon-free Lagos: Sanwo-Olu, experts want action over rising in urban population

Carbon-free Lagos was showcase in the city last week

…Emphasise Carbon-free Lagos by 2050. Governor Bababjide Samwo-Olu of Lagos State and environmental experts, yesterday, said there was a need to mitigate carbon dioxide emissions and other environmental challenges, as the urban population is estimated to reach 70 per cent, from the present 55 per cent, by the year 2050. Sanwo-Olu, represented by Secretary to the State Government, Mrs Folasade Jaji, said this at the event to commemorate World Habitat Day, 2021, organised by the state’s Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, held at Alausa, Ikeja, in Lagos. Speaking…

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Lagos raises N25b bond for Lagos Green Market Development Programme

Parties hold papers after signing Lagos green market development programme

Lagos State Government, yesterday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with Financial Markets Dealers Quotations, FMDQ, and Financial Sector Deepening Africa, FSDA, as implementing partners, to raise bond estimated to be over N25 billion for the Lagos Green Market Development Programme.  Governor Bababjide Sanwo-Olu, speaking on the occasion, held at the Lagos House, Marina, lamented that climate change, though affecting everyone, is expected to hit developing countries the hardest, especially low-lying states such as Lagos. He, however, noted that despite its devastating effects, ‘climate change is being increasingly viewed as…

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