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Buhari Arrives New York For UN General Assembly [Photos]


Sep 19, 2022

Buhari Arrives New York For UN General Assembly [Photos]

President Muhammadu Buhari has landed in New York, the United States, for the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Naija News reports that the Nigerian leader and the First Lady, Aisha Buhari, were welcomed by some state governors, ministers and top government officials.

The theme for the 77th session which opened on Tuesday, 13 September, is: “A watershed Moment: Transformative Solutions to Interlocking Challenges.”

Key topics of discussion at the UNGA this year include; the war in Ukraine, the energy crisis, climate action, ending the COVID-19 pandemic, and a special Transforming Education Summit.

President Buhari is expected to deliver the National Statement on the second day of the General Debates on Wednesday, 21 September.

Buhari will also participate in High-Level meetings and side events including the Nigeria International Economic Partnership Forum (NIEPF), convened by Nigeria in partnership with the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU); Strengthening Coordination through National Humanitarian Development Peace (NHDP) Framework: A practical approach to sustainable durable solutions to ensure no one is left behind, organised by the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development; and the EFCC-NEPAD Programme on combating Illicit Financial Flows.

The president is expected to hold strategic bilateral meetings with world leaders, renowned investors and heads of multinational organisations while in New York.

The president is expected back in the country on Monday, 26 September.

Below are some of the pictures of Buhari’s arrival in New York on Monday.


This article was originally published on Naija News