An environmental expert and Head, Climate Change Education and Action Programme, Elochukwu Ezenekwe, has said that Anambra State remains the worst hit by climate change in Africa. Ezenekwe also stated that Anambra had suffered the worst damage from climate change impacts in Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa. While calling for an urgent need to declare a climate change emergency, he said Anambra State is suffering from flooding and is also the headquarters of gully erosion in Africa. He said, “Climate change hits us in Africa through various extreme weather and climate-related events that include drought, flooding and gully erosion. “But for gully erosion, the damage is comprehensive and total.
Source: Punch August 05, 2022 01:00 UTC