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Government arms urged to implement SDG's

14 March 2016, 20:45

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


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