Mon. Sep 26th, 2022

Buhari Departs New York After Attending UN General Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed the United States after participating in the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

He left for Abuja on Sunday evening via the JFK International Airport in New York, days after he delivered the national statement to the world body.

A file photo of President Muhammadu Buhari.

The President, who is expected to arrive that the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja on Monday, left for New York on Sunday last week.

While in the United States, the President participated in the 77th session of the UNGA tagged “A Watershed Moment: Transformative Solutions to Interlocking Challenges.”

Just like other heads of government, he took his turn to deliver the national statement on the second day of the general debates on Wednesday last week.

Aside from this, President Buhari also participated in high-level meetings and side events, including the Nigeria International Economic Partnership Forum (NIEPF) convened by Nigeria in partnership with the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU).

He held strategic bilateral meetings with some participating world leaders, renowned investors, and heads of multinational organisations while in New York.

On the entourage of the President were the First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, some governors, ministers, and top government officials.

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