June 22, 2024

Nigeria to become green reference point for African market – Ngelale

Ajuri Ngelale

Ajuri Ngelale

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Abuja

The Special Presidential Envoy on Climate Action, SPEC, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, has expressed optimism that Nigeria has the potential to become a green reference point for large markets in Africa.

The Presidential Special Envoy disclosed this after a follow-up meeting with the leadership of the Infrastructure Corporation of Nigeria, InfraCorp, at the weekend in Abuja where the progress of the Evergreen City project was discussed.

He expressed confidence over the international interest and time-bound deliverables, adding that the Evergreen City development is aimed at showcasing Nigerian ingenuity and talent, positioning the country as a manufacturing hub.

According to the SPEC in  brief made available to journalists at the State House, Abuja, the Friday meeting demonstrated the government’s commitment to executing well-laid plans, harnessing national talent, and driving success in the landmark project.

As Nigeria strives to become a leader in green development, the Evergreen City is framed to set a new standard for sustainability and innovation on the continent

Post-holiday follow-up meeting with the leadership of the Infrastructure Corporation of Nigeria (InfraCorp) on the development of Evergreen City was held  on Friday evening.

“With time-bound deliverables and immense international interest in the landmark development, we are more confident than ever that with the diligent execution of well-laid plans, Nigeria will be the green reference point for large markets becoming large producers in Africa.

“Our bet is on Nigerians and national ingenuity, and we believe we have a talented population of creators who will drive this manufacturing hub to success,” Ngelale said.