Nigerian government’s strong commitment towards ensuring that there is a rapid and strategic transition to renewable energy in response to the world-wide efforts for the preservation of the environment and mitigate the dangers of climate change has been assured by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has once more restating the need to designate gas as a transition fuel in the global net-zero emissions target by 2060 even as he observes that Africa is now winning that argument.
The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) has initiated process to redesign its programmes and train more Nigerians on gas technology to fast track actualisation of energy transition in Nigeria.
At UBA Group Chairman’s Forum, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo spoke on the need foe a special fuel transition for Nigeria and developing countries and the importance of leveraging digital technology for education and healthcare.
Policy Alert Executive Director Tijah Bolton-Akpan said: “The energy transition has been heralded as a solution for both the energy and the climate crises. But corruption has not only exacerbated climate change but also severely limited the options for the energy transition.”
In a passionate appeal to the International Community, Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has expressed worry and explained how latest global energy transition plan aimed at mitigating climate change may hurt Nigeria.