The Former Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo has assumed the role of Chairman of Climate Action Platform for Africa, CAP-A.
CAP-A announced Osinbajo’s appointment on Tuesday.
While reacting to the announcement, Osinbajo stated, “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.”
He added, “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.”
CAP-A’s founder, James Mwangi, expressed their gratitude with Yemi Osinbajo acceptance of the role.
“We are 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.”
Mwangi emphasized, “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.”Follow us on social media