By Abdul Rahman Bangura-
NEW AFRICA BUSINESS NEWS (NABN) Freetown, Sierra Leone- Osinbajo has been appointed as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Climate Action Platform for Africa (CAP-A), a public benefit organization working to open Africa’s potential as an international intersection for climate action.
CAP-A announced the appointment of Osinbajo in a statement on Tuesday…CAP-A’s work is scholarly by the culmination that Africa’s demographics, growth revolution and natural resource endowments, mated with its incredibly low levels of current carbon emissions, enabled the African mainland to desire to not just net-zero but a significant net-negative carbon footprint realization than any other part of the world.
In accepting the appointment, Prof. Osinbajo said, “since the recent founding of CAP-A, I have witnessed their work in shifting the global and continental narrative from Africa being a victim of the climate crisis to holding the key to accelerating global climate action.
“I’m honored to join the Board of Directors as Chair in support of CAP-A’s teams and programs across the continent, and in realizing Africa’s economic development through Climate Positive Growth.”
In his remarks, CAP-A’s founder – James Mwangi expressed that they were “deeply honored to have Prof. Osinbajo join the CAP-A Board of Directors as Chair to assist with the next phase of our growth and our mission of unlocking Africa’s potential as a global hub for climate action.
“His vast experience and passion for transforming African countries,’ economies in harmony with climatic needs, will be invaluable to CAP-A’s mission, especially coming out of the inaugural Africa Climate Summit that made a strong push for accelerated climate action.”
For New Africa Business News (NABN) Abdul Rahman Bangura Reports, Africa Correspondent