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Buhari in New York for UN Sustainable Development Summit

September 28, 2015 9:29 am

 

NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2015 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015 at the UN headquarters in New York, Sept. 26, 2015. (Xinhua/Liu Weibing)(yxb)

NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2015 (Xinhua) — Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015 at the UN headquarters in New York, Sept. 26, 2015. (Xinhua/Liu Weibing)

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in New York, United States for the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Femi Adesina, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, confirmed Buhari’s arrival.

Adesina said that the Nigerian Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Prof Joy Ogwu, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Paul Bulus Lolo, and National Security Adviser, Monguno Babagana welcomed the President at the John Fitzgerald Kennedy International Airport.

Other members of the Presidents delegation include, Senior Special Assistant on Household and Domestic Sarki Abba, Senator Hadi Sirika, former Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, and former Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi.

This as more than 150 world leaders are expected to attend the UN Sustainable Development Summit from September 25-27 at UN headquarters to formally adopt an ambitious new sustainable development agenda.

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