President Buhari To Depart Abuja For New York 77th General Assembly
President Buhari will also hold strategic bilateral meetings with world leaders
Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Sunday for New York in the United States along with his wife Aisha, some governors, ministers, and top government officials on his entourage.
The president is billed to attend the annual meeting of world leaders, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA77).
In a statement by his media aide, Mr. Femi Adesina stated in Abuja on Saturday, said Buhari will address the UNGA77.
“Aside his National Statement, the president will also participate in high-level meetings and side events including the Nigeria International Economic Partnership Forum (NIEPF),’’ he stated.
The forum is convened by Nigeria in partnership with the Business Council for International Understanding.
Adesina added that the president would also participate in the EFCC-NEPAD program on combating illicit financial flows.
“President Buhari will also hold strategic bilateral meetings with world leaders, renowned investors, and heads of multinational organizations while in New York,’’ he added.
The theme for the 77th session which opened on Tuesday, Sept. 13 is: “A watershed moment: Transformative solutions to interlocking challenges.”
Key topics of discussion at the UNGA this year include the war in Ukraine, the global energy crisis, climate action, and ending the COVID-19 pandemic.
The UNGA will also hold a special summit on transforming education.
The president is expected back in the country on Monday, Sept. 26.