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BREAKING: FG funded 422 delegates to COP28 summit – Minister
 
By: Abara Blessing Oluchi
Mon, 4 Dec 2023   ||   Nigeria,
 

The Federal Government funded 422 persons to the ongoing COP28 Climate Summit in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, has said.

The minister made this known in a statement on Monday following a controversy trailing 1,411 Nigerian registered delegates at the summit.

President Bola Tinubu had on November 29, 2023, departed Abuja for Dubai for the summit expected to end on December 12, 2023.

Controversy has since surrounded the number of Nigerian delegates at the summit which ranked that of China, with many Nigerians on social media berating the government for being “insensitive” to their economic sufferings occasioned by the removal of petrol subsidy in mid-2023.

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