President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, returned to Abuja after participating in the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) at 50 in Nairobi, Kenya.
The President, who was initially scheduled to proceed to London for medical check-up, returned to Abuja around 1p.m
While in Kenya, the president participated in the Special Session to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the United Nation’s body.
Buhari said: “As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of UNEP’s existence, we laud the efforts of UNEP and encourage broader action to overcome climate change, biodiversity, rising levels of pollution and waste being three major crises threatening our planet.
The president also met with Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw, Executive Secretary of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in Nairobi.
During the meeting, Buhari directed collaboration between the Ministries of Environment, Water Resources, Agriculture and Rural Development and Power to combat desertification.
Source: The Guardian