BY OLASUNKANMI AKONI
LAGOS—GOVERNOR Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, yesterday urged children worldwide to join hands in the fight against climate change, saying such would engender shared knowledge and best practices in tackling the challenge of climate change.
Fashola, while reiterating the vulnerability of the state to the negative effects of global warming, urged residents especially, the young ones to be part of the strategic and complementary efforts by the state government at correcting the mistakes of the past.
Represented by the Deputy Governor, Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, Fashola spoke at the sixth anniversary of Climate Change Clubs in Lagos State Schools, with the theme: “Children across boundaries unite to combat climate change” at the Nigeria Police College.
According to him, “Climate change is a global challenge that transcends borders as a result of which it has become collective responsibility among global players. The theme is timely wake up call inviting all our young ones globally to join hands in the fight against climate change.”