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Uduaghan decries dumping of outdated technologies in Nigeria

Delta to conduct council elections soon

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State has decried the act of industrialisation by some countries of the world without considering the effects of such industrialisation on the environment.

In particular, he condemned the dumping of outdated technologies in Nigeria by the developed countries which he noted was impacting negatively on the climate.

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Speaking yesterday in Asaba when he received a delegation of climate change experts who were on study tour of the state, the governor said the state was concerned and committed to issues of the environment and the climate.

He said a situation where most outdated and harmful technologies end up in Africa and other developing countries especially, Nigeria was not acceptable, disclosing that it was one of the reasons his administration banned commercial motor cycles popularly called ‘okada’ in major cities of the state.