Buhari has arrived New York, United States of America, ahead of his participation at the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, UNGA, beginning today. This was disclosed by the president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, who stated on his twitter page yesterday that President Buhari departed the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport on Saturday for the New York trip, where he would attend the UN General Assembly, deliver Nigeria’s statement at the opening of the General Debate with the theme: “The Sustainable Development Goals: a Universal Push to Transform our World”.
He posted that President Buhari would also deliver a keynote address on “Taking Climate Action Towards Sustainable Development in Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin”, as well as attend a high-level summit hosted by the UN on “Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants’’. According to him, while in New York for the annual gathering of world leaders, the president will also attend series of meetings, as well as side events which are of significant interest to Nigeria. Buhari and his US counterpart, President Barack Obama, are expected to meet in New York, on the sidelines of the US leader’s final appearance at the UN General Assembly session.

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