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President Tinubu Nominates Governor Adeleke to Strengthen Nigeria’s Climate Stand at COP28

As part of efforts at strengthening Nigeria’s representation at the forthcoming 28th session of the UN Climate Change Conference of Parties in the UAE, President Bola Tinubu has nominated Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Jackson Adeleke, as part of the nation’s delegation.

The Osun State Governor’s Climate Advisory Council, via its official X App handle, @OsunClimateC, made this known to the public.

The information was also corroborated on Governor Adeleke’s personal handle, @AAdeleke_01, affirming the President’s recognition of the Governor’s commitment to climate action at the subnational level.

The statement published on the social media platforms read: “In recognition of Governor @AAdeleke_01 commitment to climate action at the subnational level, President @officialABAT has nominated Osun Governor as part of Nigeria’s delegation to #COP28”.

Governor Adeleke, who is widely acclaimed for his environmental awareness initiatives at the state level, is expected to bring a wealth of experience to the delegation.


His track record in environmental matters and climate change action is believed will greatly contribute to the country’s stand at the conference.

The UN Climate Change Conference, a critical assembly of world leaders and experts, is geared towards fostering collaborations among nations to mitigate the impact of climate change.


By Dare Akogun


Dare Akogun

Dare Akogun is a dynamic media innovator, strategic communication professional, and seasoned climate and environmental sustainability journalist with over 10 years of influential contributions to the media industry.

He Currently serving as the Head of Digital Media, Senior News Editor, and a presenter at Sobi FM 101.9, a leading radio station in Ilorin, Nigeria.

Dare is on a mission to leverage his media innovation expertise and project management skills to produce high-quality, accurate, and engaging content, while advocating for reduced fossil fuel consumption, especially coal, to combat effect of global warming.

He has covered comprehensively environmental issues and COP conferences, including COP28 in Dubai last year , COP 27 in Egypt, and the United Nations Least Developed Countries conference in Doha, in 2023.

He is a recipient of fellowship to be part of a 15 team of journalists selected worldwide to cover the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2024.

He has a Master's Degree in Mass Communication, from the University of Lagos, a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from the Lagos State University and also a
Certification in Business Administration and Management, from the Babson College, Massachusetts, United States of America.

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