Toke Makinwa, a popular media personality, has addressed the criticism she faced from Nigerians after being part of President Bola Tinubu’s delegation to the COP28 conference in Dubai.
The backlash ensued as some Nigerians questioned her inclusion in the presidential team for such a significant international event.
Taking to social media to respond to the criticism, Toke Makinwa shared her perspective on the matter. In a post on her social media account, she acknowledged the global significance of the COP28 conference, where world leaders, royalty, climate change advocates, and industry influencers gathered to discuss strategies for addressing climate issues.
She wrote: ‘’When world leaders, Royalty, Climate change advocates and industry game changers gather to meet in Dubai to discuss how to save the planet, #Cop28
May your name be what the whole country decides to trend. (Amen).
See you all at Cop30 in Rio
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Toke Makinwa’s response reflects her confidence in being part of a delegation discussing critical global issues. Despite the criticism, she maintains her focus on the importance of the COP28 conference and looks forward to future engagements, as indicated by her mention of COP30 in Rio.