President Muhammadu Buhari will be speaking at the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York.The 73rd UNGA is scheduled to hold at the United Nations headquarters from September 18, 2018.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyema made this know to journalists on Tuesday in Abuja. Mr Onyeama said that the President will use the opportunity to canvass for a permanent seat at the United Nations and a for a Nigerian to emerge as the President of the General Assembly next year.“It is an opportunity for the President to put forward Nigeria’s position globally, the ideas and vision as a global community”, he said.
“President Buhari will be addressing areas such as eradication of extreme poverty, maintenance of international peace and security, human rights, highlights on humanitarian activities, tackling climate change and promoting environmental sustainability”, Onyema added.The General Assembly is one of the six main organs of the United Nations, with equal representation for member states.
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