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Images: Green bonds investors conference

Acting President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, was special guest at the daylong forum in Lagos on Thursday, February 23 2017 when stakeholders gathered to explore innovative financial instruments for environmental projects to address climate change.

The “Green bonds capital market and investors conference”, held courtesy of the Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Finance and the Debt Management Office (DMO), had “Green bonds: Investing in Nigeria’s sustainable development” as its theme.

Yemi-Osinbajo

Acting President, Yomi Osinbajo, speaking at the conference. He says private sector investment will increase the Green Bonds initiative

Environment Minister, Amina Mohammed, addressing the gathering

Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Power, Works and Housing

Lagos-finance-commissioner

Lagos State Commissioner of Finance, Mustapha Akinkunmi, says the state is ready to be part of the Green Bonds initiative, and that Lagos is also working on different solutions on the environment

Courtney Lowrance of Citi New York will like to see more banks in Nigeria to start appreciating the Green Bonds for Sustainable Development

Nigeria to issue Africa’s first sovereign green bond
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