Buhari returns to Abuja from Paris

Buhari returning from a journey

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after participating at the “One Planet” summit in Paris, France.

The president’s aircraft landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, at about 4:35 p.m. where he was received by senior government officials including his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, and the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Musa Bello.

While in Paris, President Buhari had appealed to the international community to support Nigeria’s commitment to reduce the negative effects of climate change.

Mr. Buhari told participants that Nigeria could not implement its Nationally Determined Contributions without adequate financial, technical and capacity building support from developed nations.

He said Nigeria had already ratified the Paris Agreement in May 2017 but its Nationally Determined Contributions to reduce emission by 20 per cent by 2020 and 40 per cent by 2030 could not be attained alone.

According to him, the country is not under illusion of the challenges it is facing, having just come out of recession.

The summit with the theme “Climate Change Financing’’, was attended by over 60 heads of state and governments, as well as representatives of non-governmental and private organisations.(NAN)


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  • Ahmed Yaman

    Mad Man

    • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

      With F9 in maths ,how does one expect Buhari to understand the science of global warming ?

      • Lakeside

        Ha Tawanda that is hitting below the belt.

  • FreeNigeria

    Welcome, where are you going tomorrow brain-dead President?

  • Anasieze Donatus

    PMB you are the heart break man. You have succeeded in making so many people HYPERTENSIVE at the sight or mention of your name. The Bible said in Hebrews 13:17: Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to give an account. Let them do this
    with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to
    you.GOD SAFE AND PROTECT PMB FOR THOSE WHO BELIEVE IN NIGERIA

  • Arabakpura

    I am sure he is looking forward to the next trip! He will tour the whole world before thinking of meeting with his Nigerian constituents!