Minister of State for Environment and Ecological Management, Iziaq Salako, has said that Africa is determined to deliver a sustainable economic future for Africans by tackling climate change.

Salako made the assertion at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja while addressing aviation correspondents.

The minister was returning from Africa Climate Summit of  high level African leaders held in Nairobi, Kenya.

Salako said that addressing climate change would encourage more investment that would advance annual climate finance flows to Africa.

According to him, the summit occurred at a pivotal juncture, offering the region an exclusive stage to spotlight the continent`s priorities, solutions and needs regarding climate action to the global community.

He added that the Nigeria has designed an ambitious energy transition plan to achieve universal access to energy by 2030 and net-zero emissions by 2060 while prioritising industrialization, job creation, and economic growth.