03 Oct Climate Change: Nigeria Ratifies DOHA Amendment to Kyoto Protocol
President Buhari has signed the Instrument of Ratification for Nigeria to become the 144th country to ratify the Doha Amendment of the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC).
Excerpts from the Instrument, with the President’s signature and seal of the Federal Republic of Nigeria read. “I, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, do hereby formally declare that the Federal Republic of Nigeria accepts the aforementioned Amendment of the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and undertakes faithfully to perform and carry out the stipulations therein contained,”
A total of 144 of the 192 signatory countries need to submit their formal acceptance of the Amendment for it to enter into force.