American billionaire and founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos commended President Buhari’s leadership role in restoring degraded lands in the country during a climate change conference in Glasgow, Scotland, on Monday, November 1.
The COP26 side event themed, “Accelerating land restoration in Africa, the case of the Great Green Wall (GGW) initiative”, was attended by Jeff Bezos, President Buhari, French President Emmanuel Macron, Prince Charles and the Mauritanian President, Mohamed Ould Ghazouani.
During the event, the Amazon founder heaped praises on President Buhari and applauded his commitment to Nigeria’s climate change actions.
His words, “We are fortunate to have President Buhari of Nigeria with us today.
“Nigeria plays a critical role in the restoration movement and has pledged to restore 4 million hectares of degraded lands.
“This kind of ambition coming from Africa’s largest economy underscores just how vital this issue is.”
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