House Speaker, Abbas Lauds Onuigbo for Attaining Global Leadership Status on Climate Change

Ex-Rep Listed Among 30 Global Leaders on Climate Change


The House of Representatives has lauded Hon Sam Onuigbo for his advocacy on climate change, which has earned him inclusion in the list of the 30 Global Leaders on Climate Change.

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Tajudeen Abbas expressed the feelings of the lawmakers during plenary on November 28, 2023, extolling Onuigbo for his giant strides.

A press release from Onuigbo’s media office, stated that Abbas had poured encomiums on of the former two term Representative of Ikwuano/Umuahia federal constituency, describing him as a worthy ambassador of the Green Chamber of the National Assembly

While reading out a notification and commendation on Rep. Onuigbo following his recognition as one of 30 Global Leaders on Climate Change, the Honourable Speaker referred to  the passage of the Climate Change Act sponsored by Onuigbo in the 9th National Assembly.

He noted that this partucular Act, has positioned Nigeria to tackle climate change and positioned her for resilience and sustainable development.

The New York-based Business Insider had on Monday, November 27, 2023, released its list of 30 Global Leaders on Climate Change with Onuigbo among the recognised leaders.

According to them, the “Climate Action 30 list highlights 30 of these top global leaders working to address the climate crisis through collectivism, community, and accountability.”

Since sponsoring Nigeria’s Climate Change Act, Rep Onuigbo has continued to drive conversations on climate action, renewable energy, sustainable development, and green growth, across the world.

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