President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in the United States of America for the meetings of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. The President arrived at the JF Kennedy International Airport in New York at about 4 p.m. local time.
The President was received by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, and the Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande.
Other Nigerian officials on the ground to welcome the President were, Niyi Adebayo, Minister of State, Power, Goddy Jeddy-Agba, his Environment counterpart, Sharon Ikeazor, Director-General of National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Abubakar, and Nigeria’s Ambassador to the United States, Uzoma Emenike, among others.
The President would be the second head of state to address the high-level session of the General Assembly on the fourth day of the General Debates at about 9 a.m. local time on Friday, Sept. 24, when he would speak on the theme of the conference and other global issues. The theme for the 76th session is, “Building Resilience Through Hope – To Recover from COVID-19, Rebuild Sustainably, Respond to the Needs of the Planet, Respect the Rights of People and Revitalise the United Nations”.
The President is expected to hold bilateral meetings with other world leaders and heads of International Development organizations. The President and members of his delegation would participate in other high-level meetings such as the Commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the Adoption of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action on Reparations, Racial Justice and Equality for People of African Descent.
The delegation is also expected to partake in Food Systems Summit; High-Level Dialogue on Energy and High-Level Plenary Meeting to commemorate and promote the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons among others. (NAN)
New York bans guns in many public places after Supreme Court ruling
Breaking: CAF Postpones 2023 AFCON To 2024
Peter Brook: British Foremost Stage Director dies aged 97
OJUDE OBA FESTIVAL 2022: COMMITTEE LAUDS RITE FOODS LTD FOR SPONSORSHIP OF CULTURAL HERITAGE
5 US Senators Push to Redesignate Nigeria as Religious Freedom Violator
Winners emerge in the GoNigeria English Rap Challenge
Osun court awards N6m compensation against police over illegal invasion
Israeli Lawmakers dissolve Parliament, Election Set for November 1
Pictorial : Ekiti Gov-elect, Oyebanji, Visits Fayose In Lagos
Chelsea FC to Investigate Club’s Bullying Claims
Join our Facebook Fan page
Entertainment3 months ago
Standing Ovation Greets Zadok’s Performance in the Ongoing Bigi Sponsored Nigeria Idol Season 7
News3 months ago
FULL LIST: Adamu For Chairman, Omisore As Secretary, APC Endorses 54 Consensus Candidates
News3 months ago
GoNigeria Offers Young Nigerians N1m Star Prize amongst Other Incentives, … Set to Hold 2nd Quarter Digital Poetry Challenge.
Business3 months ago
Poor Nigerians to hit 95.1m in 2022 – World Bank