Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, is scheduled to deliver a lecture on climate change at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia on Monday.
Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday titled ‘Osinbajo Honours invitation by US Ivy school, University of Pennsylvania, to deliver special lecture.’
The Vice President, who is also a professor of law, is expected to speak on Nigeria’s efforts to mitigate the impact of climate change on its environment and people. This includes the country’s commitment to renewable energy, the preservation of its natural resources, and the adoption of sustainable development practices.
The lecture comes at a time when climate change has become a major global issue, with many countries taking steps to address its impact on the environment and human health. Nigeria, as one of the most populous countries in Africa, has a crucial role to play in the fight against climate change.
According to Akande, “Besides the lecture, the VP will also participate in an interactive session with students and faculty coordinated by Prof. Wale Adebanwi, Presidential Penn Compact Professor of Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.”