President Muhammadu Buhari, who arrived in New York on Sunday to attend the United Nations General Assembly’s 76th Session, will deliver Nigeria’s statement to the General Assembly on Friday, September 24.
On the fourth day, the Nigerian leader would be the second speaker, speaking to other world leaders at the morning session around 9 a.m. (around 2 p.m. Nigerian time).
He had previously attended the beginning of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly’s General Debate.
Buhari was accompanied by Geoffrey Onyeama, Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, and Muyiwa Onifade, the Permanent Mission’s Head of Chancery.
According to the UN reporter of the News Agency of Nigeria, more than 100 heads of state attended the General Debate in person in New York, while others addressed via pre-recorded videos.