Jeff Bezos praises Buhari at climate change conference

Founder of Amazon and One of the World’s richest men, Jeff Bezos has commended President Muhammadu Buhari’s leadership role in restoring degraded lands in Nigeria.

He gave the commendation during a climate change conference in Glasgow, Scotland, on Monday, November 1.

The COP26 side event themed, “Accelerating land restoration in Africa, the case of the Great Green Wall (GGW) initiative”, was attended by Jeff Bezos, President Buhari, French President Emmanuel Macron, Prince Charles and the Mauritanian President, Mohamed Ould Ghazouani.

The billionaire lauded Buhari’s commitment to Nigeria’s climate change actions.

“We are fortunate to have President Buhari of Nigeria with us today.

“Nigeria plays a critical role in the restoration movement and has pledged to restore 4 million hectares of degraded lands.

“This kind of ambition coming from Africa’s largest economy underscores just how vital this issue is,” Bezos said.

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