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President Buhari set to travel to New York for 73rd UN Assembly

Valentine Chinyem



President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to attend the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, from September 2018.

This was made known to journalists by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyema, in Abuja.

He said, President Buhari who will be speaking at the 73rd UNGA in New York, would also use the opportunity to canvass for a permanent seat at the United Nations.

“It is an opportunity for the President to put forward Nigeria’s position globally, the ideas and vision as a global community”, he said.

“President Buhari will be addressing areas such as eradication of extreme poverty, maintenance of international peace and security, human rights, highlights on humanitarian activities, tackling climate change and promoting environmental sustainability”, Onyema added.