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COP26: Kogi woos investors on green economy

The Kogi State Government has held meetings at the ongoing United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of Parties COP26 to woo investors on green economy.

Victor Omolafiye and Sharon Ikeazor
Kogi State Commissioner of Environment, Victor Omolafiye, with Environment Minister of State, Sharon Ikeazor, at COP26

Commissioner of Environment, Victor Omolafiye, said on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 in Glasgow that to boost it’s drive in making the state clean, the PPP initiative in waste management is already yielding result.

He said that the PPP Initiative is to allow the people buy into the state cleaning process.

He said that the initiative is one of several policies of the government under the leadership of Governor Yahaya Bello to make the environment habitable for the people.

He disclosed that the state government had bought into the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) initiative to address environmental challenges in the state.

Omofaiye stated that the government will, through the agency, continue to tackle ecological problems in the state.

The Commissioner said that ecological problems in the state capital, Lokoja, and majority of the local government areas have received the intervention of the state government.

Kogi is one of the states that has received commendation for the success of NEWMAP activities in the state.

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