Abuja - The newly-appointed Senior Special
Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Adejoke
Orelope – Adefulire, has called for synergies among the three tiers of
government to enhance the implementation of the SDGs.
Orelope - Adefulire pointed that the strong affirmation of
support by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari on the
implementation of the SDGs offered a unique opportunity to complete the unfinished
business of the MDGs and address the economic, social and environmental aspects
of sustainable development.
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She pointed this while delivering goodwill message at the
opening of the just-ended All African Parliamentary Conference on the
SDGs" held in Abuja.
Orelope - Adefulire praised the role of the legislators in
the development process.
“African parliaments have key role to play in achieving the
SDGs through their constitutional functions,” she said.
The Director, United Nations SDG Action Campaign, Michell
Toomey, while congratulating the new SSAP on her appointment, stressed the
continued UN support for the smooth implementation of the SDGs.
He called for active participation of all stakeholders.
- CAJ News