Climate action super heroes unveiled in Lagos
By EDU ABADE
GreenHubAfrica Foundation in collaboration with Sterling One Foundation, a foundation founded and funded by Sterling Bank Plc, yesterday, unveiled climate action superheroes in a school outreach programme in commemoration of the 2022 International Day of the African Child.
Speaking during the event, which was held at the Jibowu Junior High School in Yaba, Lagos, Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GreenHubAfrica Foundation, Henry Bassey, explained that the concept of climate action superheroes emanated from a United Nations (UN) comprehensive action plan developed by academics in New York, United States of America (USA) to positively engage children during the lockdown of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Symbolically, he said the climate action superheroes are Sultan from the North Central, who fights fumes, greenhouse gas emissions, and pollution; Adesuwa from the South-South, a waste collection, and recycling ranger; Obi from the South East, who speaks the truth about climate change and Amina, an energy expert from the North East, who speaks to issues of energy consumption levels and how to reduce or eliminate them.