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Buhari leaves for New York to attend UNGA

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President Muhammadu Buhari will this weekend leave Nigeria for New York to participate in the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

His special assistant on digital and new media, Tolu Ogunlesi made this known in a post on his verified Twitter handle on Thursday.

Ogunlesi said that Buhari would on September 24, 2019, which is Day 1 of the general debate, deliver a speech (as speaker No. 5).

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“President @MBuhari will this weekend leave for New York to participate in the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA74). He will be speaking on Day 1 of the General Debate (Speaker No. 5) – Sept 24, 2019,” the tweet read.

The 74th session of UNGA opened on September 17.

According to Buhari’s personal assistant on new media, Bashir Ahmad, the president’s “participation at this year’s gathering of world leaders is particularly significant as it coincides with Nigeria’s Presidency of UNGA.”

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