Buhari, others attend UNGA77 opening ceremony

President Muhammadu Buhari and some Nigerian political leaders were among world leaders that attended the opening of the General Debate of the 77th UN General Assembly on Tuesday.

Mr Buhari was accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama and Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande.

Others were the Chief of Staff of the President, Ibrahim Gambari; Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Shamsuna-Ahmed and Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq.

No fewer than 150 world leaders are attending the largest diplomatic gathering after two years of virtual and hybrid summits.

On Wednesday, Mr Buhari will be the first speaker to address the General Assembly, which is the second day of the General Debate.

He will deliver Nigeria’s statement around 9:00 a.m. (around 2:00 p.m. Nigerian time) to other world leaders during the morning…

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