March 2, 2024
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Nigeria Partners UN Agency for Sustainable Greener Energy

Nigeria’s Presidential Compressed Natural Gas Initiative (PCNGi) has partnered with the United Nations Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) for a greener and more sustainable future in Nigeria.

Engr. Michael Oluwagbemi, the Programme Director/Chief Executive of PCNGi, in a statement, said that the Chairman of the President’s Sustainable Mobility Initiative covering both CNG and E-Bus strategy also doubled as the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Zacch Adedeji, and other key stakeholders held a strategic workshop with SEforAll in London.

PCNGi was collaborating with SEforALL, under the leadership of Damilola Ogunbiyi, the Chief Executive Officer and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All, TheGuardian quoted Oluwagbemi as saying.

The programme director said that the workshop was aimed at reinforcing Nigeria’s unwavering commitment to sustainable strategies that would propel the nation toward a greener, more sustainable future.

According to him, the workshop marks a significant milestone in the nation’s commitment to join the rest of the world in the enhancement of sustainable energy access.

He said that it featured insightful presentations on critical topics such as the Nigeria Energy Transition Plan, Nigeria’s E-bus strategy, Solar Empowerment for Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), and Nigeria’s Carbon Market Activation Plan.

According to him, the workshop was held as a follow-up to an initial meeting in Abuja, between SEforAll and PCNGi.

Oluwagbemi said that it was to showcase the progress and key initiatives contributing to Nigeria’s sustainable development agenda.

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