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Nigerian Delegation Pledges Commitment to Environmental Sustainability at UNFF19

Nigeria’s Minister of Environment, Malam Balarabe Abbas Lawal, joined by Governors Babagana Zulum of Borno state and Dauda Dare Lawal of Zamfara state, represented the nation at the 19th session of the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF19) held recently at the United Nations Headquarters.

The Nigerian delegation’s presence underscored the country’s dedication to tackling pressing environmental issues and fostering sustainable development.

Lawal, in his compelling speech, emphasized the urgency of international cooperation to secure the future of our planet.

“Today, we stand at a critical juncture in human history, where the decisions we make will profoundly impact the health of our planet and the well-being of future generations,” Minister Lawal stated.

He called for collective action to “combat Climate Change, protect biodiversity, and ensure sustainable development for all.”

His words resonated with the conference’s theme, urging nations to transcend borders and work in unison for a greener, more resilient world.

The minister’s call to action, “The time for action is now,” serves as a rallying cry for all nations to contribute to a sustainable future.

The Nigerian delegation’s commitment at the UNFF19 Conference is a testament to the country’s resolve to be at the forefront of environmental conservation and sustainable practices. Together, they invite the world to join hands in making a meaningful difference for our planet.


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