Buhari jets out to New York for UN summit

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to depart Abuja for New York, United States of America, to participate in the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA76).T

A statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media, Mr. Femi Adesina on Saturday stated that Buhari is scheduled to depart on Sunday will however return on the 26th of September.

According to the statement obtained by DAILY RIPPLES on Saturday, ”President Buhari will address the Assembly during the General Debates on Friday, September 24 when he will speak on the theme of the conference and other global issues.”

Adesina added that the president and his entourage “will partake in other significant meetings such as; The High Level Meeting to Commemorate The Twentieth Anniversary of the Adoption of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action on the theme “Reparations, Racial Justice and Equality for People of African Descent.

”The delegation will also participate in Food Systems Summit; High Level Dialogue on Energy; and The High Level Plenary Meeting to commemorate and promote the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons.

“The President will also hold bilateral meetings with a number of other leaders of delegations and heads of International Development organisations.”

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