President Buhari Arrives New York For UN General Assembly
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in New York to attend the 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA73).
The President left the country with his wife, Aisha earlier on Sunday.
In a statement, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, said that the President will be departing from the country for the event today.
According to Mr Adesina, the high point of President Buhari’s participation will be his address to the General Assembly on Tuesday.
The President is expected to reaffirm Nigeria’s commitment to international peace and security; sustainable socio-economic development; disarmament and denuclearisation; youth and women empowerment; climate change; rule of law and human rights; among others.
The 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA73) officially opened on September 18, 2018, with the theme, ‘Making the United Nations relevant to all People: Global Leadership and Shared Responsibilities for Peaceful, Equitable and Sustainable Societies.