By Mashe Umaru Gwamna
The Minister of Environment, Balarabe Abbas Lawal has solicited for team work and synergy among the staff to realise the mandate of the National Council on Climate Change . According to him “ the NCCC is a growing venture ,so you must grow to get to the target”.
Minister said this during his familiarization visit to the National Council on Climate Change Office, in Abuja.
This was according to a statement signed and issued by Head, Press and Public Relations Unit,Ahmed Lawan Danbazau .
Lawal said “ I’m sure you must have some issues and a lot of hurdles to cross, but with determination, dedication and commitment of the staff, the Council will get to the target” He stressed.
He emphasized that Director General of the Council cannot do it alone, “he needs your support and that support is what we required to move the council forward as this this will give the council the opportunity to achieve its main goal”.
The Minister said that “ we have a President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR who has very special interest on the issues of Climate Change, I have seen Mr. President attending high level meetings at different occasions during UNGA and the just concluded Cop 28 in Dubai “ I can see his passion and commitment for the issues on Climate Change, so let us keep the momentum by trying as much as possible to key in and support Mr. President ‘s Renewed Hope on Climate Change.
The Minister further appealed to the NCCC to understand the intricate workings of every facet within the ministry’s purview as well as the fundamental values of synergy, dedication, mentoring, punctuality, and teamwork to deliver on the Council’s mandate.
‘”let us remain steadfast in our commitment to environmental stewardship and collective teamwork. Together, we can pave the way for a sustainable future for generations to come’’ He stressed
In his response, the Director General, National Council on Climate Change, Dr. Salisu Dahiru said “ since the establishment of the NCCC in 2022, we have never seen a brighter day than today and I have said this with all sense of humility , no Minister has ever visited us therefore, we are extremely delighted Sir” He stressed,
He assured the Minister of his unalloyed support to achieving the Ministry’s mandate.