Buhari Eyes UN General Assembly Presidency For Nigeria


Presidential representative Garba Shehu discharged an announcement on Sunday, June 2 affirming the activity of the administration.

“Ahead of election for the Presidency of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) planned to hold in New York, June 4, 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari, Sunday, sent a Federal Government designation to help Nigeria’s applicant, Prof. Tijani Muhammad-Bande.

“Prof. Bande, who is the Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN, will become the second Nigerian to be chosen President of UNGA after Maj. Gen. Joseph Nanven Garba (rtd), who held the situation somewhere in the range of 1989 and 1990.

“The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Amb, Mustapha Sulaiman, is driving the assignment which incorporates, the Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, Amb. Ahmed Rufai Abubakar; Executive Secretary, Petroleum Technology Development Fund, Dr. Bello Aliyu Gusau; and Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu

“President Buhari is certain that Nigeria’s Presidency of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly will give a remarkable chance to Nigeria to lead the worldwide call to handle the political, social, financial and ecological difficulties confronting the world.

“Nigeria anticipates working with UN part states to advance worldwide harmony and security, counteract struggle, reinforce worldwide activity to handle environmental change, guarantee consideration, human rights, and strengthening of youth and ladies.

“Nigeria wants to expand on advancement made under Ecuador’s Presidency of the 73rd Assembly driven by María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, and further advance key subjects that President Buhari has supported on the worldwide stage since 2015, which incorporate environmental change, battling psychological warfare and brutal fanaticism, and building up utilitarian enemy of defilement components to help nations like Nigeria recuperate and repatriate stolen reserves.”


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