Browsing: Yemi Osinbajo

Prof. Osinbajo while responding to welcoming remarks by VP Harris noted that “we very strongly believe that we (Nigeria and US) in the coming years, will need to work together again on so many global challenges that are varied, and they come up very frequently now from promoting peace and security, to tackling global health issues and climate change and of course, economic adversity.”

Osinbajo made the proposal while explaining the DFC concept Thursday during a lecture on a just and equitable energy transition for Africa at the Center for Global Development in Washington DC.Prof. Osinbajo in a State House press release signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande stated that “debt for climate swaps is a type of debt swap where bilateral or multilateral debt is forgiven by creditors in exchange for a commitment by the debtor to use the outstanding debt service payments for national climate action programs.

Prof. Osinbajo stated this today at a meeting with diplomats from the G-7 countries comprising the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, France, Japan, and also the Republic of Egypt. Other global agencies like the United Nations, World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), were also in attendance at the meeting held at the Presidential Villa.

Prof. Osinbajo stated this Thursday when he received the biker who rode a motorbike from London to Lagos recently promoting the “End Polio” campaign, at his official residence, Aguda House, Presidential Villa.

The VP stated this in Abuja while playing host to the National Executive and leaders of the Council of Maritime Union Association (COMTUA) on the need to address the various challenges bedeviling the maritime sector in order to improve the quality of service of the sector.

Prof. Osinbajo stated this Wednesday when he received a delegation from the Kuje Interfaith Community at the Presidential Villa led by the Senior Pastor of the Kings Palace Church International, Rev. Sam Ogbodo.