Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Nigeria for New York, United States, Newz NG reports.
Newz NG had reported that Buhari will depart Nigeria today to attend the 74th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
According to the President’s Spokesman, Buhari is number seven on the list of speakers who will be addressing the UN.
He is expected to speak on poverty reduction and fighting terrorism, Boko Haram insurgency in view.
In a tweet announcing the president’s departure, Tolu Ogunlesi, a presidential aide, said Buhari left Sunday morning.
“President @MBuhari this morning departed Abuja for New York, to participate in the 74th Session of United Nations General Assembly. Follow #PMBAtUNGA #NigeriaAtUNGA2019 for updates.”
The President is accompanied by some state governors, Minister of Foreign Affairs, George Onyema and other top government functionaries.