We must think beyond the excitement of the discovery of fossil fuels in our country and continue to diversify the economy for sustainable growth.
Renewable energy is growing and becoming cheaper. After the Paris Accord, the world is generally in agreement that climate change is a major problem and we each must work towards the reduction of greenhouse gas emission levels.
In Africa, Nigerians are embroiled in internecine war in the oil-rich Niger delta. South Sudan too has predicated its growth on oil but has never seen peace.