Osinbajo will play a pivotal role in assisting CAP-A in advancing “the next phase of our growth and our mission of unlocking Africa’s potential as a global hub for climate action,” as stated in a press release issued by the platform.
James Mwangi, the Founder of CAP-A, expressed his appreciation, saying, “We are deeply honored to have Prof. Osinbajo join the CAP-A Board of Directors as Chair to assist with the next phase of our growth and our mission of unlocking Africa’s potential as a global hub for climate action. His vast experience and passion for transforming African countries’ economies in harmony with climatic needs will be invaluable to CAP-A’s mission, especially coming out of the inaugural Africa Climate Summit that made a strong push for accelerated climate action.”
Accepting the appointment, Osinbajo shared his enthusiasm on his Instagram page with a brief statement: “Thrilled to announce my acceptance of the offer to lead CAP-A as the new Chair of the Board of Directors! I am excited to drive climate action across Africa alongside an incredible team.”
This appointment underscores the growing recognition of the importance of climate action in Africa and the need for influential leaders like Yemi Osinbajo to spearhead initiatives aimed at addressing climate change and its impact on the continent.