The Nigerian leader is expected to address the globe on Friday during the General Debates.
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, is expected to depart the West African nation on Sunday, September 19, 2021 for the United States of America, to attend the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA76). Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, made this disclosure in Abuja on Saturday, September 18.
Themed “Building Resilience Through Hope – To Recover from COVID-19, Rebuild Sustainably, Respond to the Needs of the Planet, Respect the Rights of People and Revitalize the United Nations,” this year’s event will see Buhari address the Assembly on Friday, September 24, during the General Debates, and will speak on the theme of the conference amongst other global issues.
Femi Adesina also noted that the President would in the course of the global meeting “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.”
Buhari who is expected back in Nigeria on September 26, will also use the medium to hold bilateral talks with some heads of delegations and International Development organizations.
According to the presidential aide, Buhari will also hold bilateral meetings with a number of other leaders of delegations and heads of International Development organisations.