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Environmental expert and head of the Climate Change Education and Action Program, Eluchukwu Ezenekwe, said Anambra State remains the most affected by climate change in Africa.
Ezenekwe also said that Anambra has suffered the worst damage from the effects of climate change in Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa.
The environmental expert, who is considered a leading expert on climate change in Africa, stated on Thursday during a briefing session at the Government House in Oka, the capital of Anambra State.
The program was supported by the defense of peace and sustainable development and aimed to stimulate climate action by educating stakeholders and actors at community, local, state, national and international levels.
He called for the urgent need to declare a climate emergency, saying Anambra State is suffering from flooding and is also the seat of road erosion in Africa.
He said: “Climate change affects us in Africa through a variety of extreme weather and climate events, including droughts, floods, and road erosion.” Drought and desertification are the least destructive and easiest to deal with.
Floods are more destructive, but usually restore homes and property when water recedes.
But the collapse of the gorge All the damage was thorough. Classrooms, health centers, homes, crops, agricultural land, roads, electrical infrastructure, livelihoods, and everything in between fell into a very deep abyss from which there was no way out.
“Anambra State suffers from floods and is also the headquarters of ravine erosion in Africa, so there is a need to prioritize or even declare an outright climate change emergency in the state.”
He urged the state government to take the necessary steps to start generating revenue from carbon credits and emission trading opportunities represented by the large-scale tree planting program and mass evacuation and recycling of waste by the current administration.
Director-General of the Revenue Department Responding to Ernest Ezeajughi, Anambra Governor, climate expert and NGO, he hailed the noble task of informing the government about the inherent challenges and opportunities that can be explored.
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