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JUST IN: Tinubu appoints Maduekwe as CEO of national council on climate change


President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has permitted the appointment of Dr Nkiruka Maduekwe because the Director-Normal/Chief Government Officer of the Nationwide Council on Local weather Change, NCCC.

In accordance with an announcement from the Presidency on Sunday, the NCCC Supervisory Council would verify the appointment.

Particular Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale additionally famous that the appointment was by Tinubu’s dedication to actualize Nigeria’s inexperienced industrial imaginative and prescient, enhance investor confidence, and unlock sustainable financial worth by way of numerous local weather finance devices.

He mentioned Tinubu additionally permitted that Maduekwe, 39, who holds a Bachelor of Regulation diploma; a Grasp’s diploma in Environmental Regulation & Coverage from the College of Dundee (UK), and a Doctorate diploma in Regulation from the College of Hull (UK), is to function the Co-Chairperson of the Intergovernmental Committee on Nationwide Carbon Market Activation Plan, NCMAP.

Maduekwe has over 15 years of nationwide and worldwide expertise in local weather coverage improvement and undertaking implementation.

She beforehand served as Nigeria Nationwide Coordinator, Local weather Parliament. Local weather Parliament is a global, multi-partisan community of legislators working worldwide to assist resolve the local weather disaster and speed up the transition to renewable power.

Maduekwe was additionally the authorized adviser to the NCCC Director-Normal.

The Presidency additionally confirmed that the President equally permitted the appointment of Mr Ibrahim Abdullahi Shelleng, 40, because the Senior Particular Assistant to the President on Local weather Finance & Stakeholder Engagement, Workplace of the President.

He’s seconded to the Nationwide Council on Local weather Change, NCCC, Secretariat, the place he’ll deal with all issues associated to Local weather Finance & Stakeholder/Donor Relations.

Shelleng is to imagine the place of Secretary of the Intergovernmental Committee on Nationwide Carbon Market Activation Plan, NCMAP, and function a member of the Presidential Committee on Local weather Motion and Inexperienced Financial Options, in addition to the Presidential Steering Committee on Mission Evergreen.

Shelleng, holds a Grasp’s diploma in Enterprise Administration (MBA) from Ahmadu Bello College, Zaria, he has served in main roles throughout a number of monetary establishments, and was Head of Enterprise Improvement for the Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Firm PLC, NMR, earlier than his appointment as Senior Particular Assistant to the President.

The President has additionally permitted the appointment of Mr Olamide Fagbuji, 44, because the Senior Particular Assistant to the President on Local weather Know-how and Operations, Workplace of the President. He’s seconded to the Nationwide Council on Local weather Change, NCCC, Secretariat, the place he’ll oversee the digitalization of a brand new open procurement course of and cross-departmental procedural optimization initiative.

Fagbuji served as Particular Assistant to the President on Financial Issues below the earlier administration, and was most just lately the Technical Adviser to the Director-Normal of the Nationwide Council on Local weather Change, NCCC, on Coverage Analysis and Technique.

He’s a coverage analyst and laptop scientist.

By the directive of the President, the appointments talked about above take speedy impact.

Ngelale mentioned the President expects the brand new appointees to convey their experience and self-discipline to bear in these essential assignments to pursue the nation’s aspiration on inexperienced industrial improvement and local weather motion for sustainable development and nationwide prosperity.

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