- Nigeria's President Buhari has met with Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, ahead of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly
- The director-general of the World Trade Organization posed with Buhari in some photos that have gone viral on social media
- Buhari is expected to address the assembly on Friday, September 24, and hold bilateral meetings with a number of other leaders
New York - President Muhammadu Buhari met with Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director General of the World Trade Organization in New York, United States of America.
According to him, the meeting between the duo took place on Monday, September 20, as the Nigerian leader is in US for the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA76).
Details of their discussions were, however, not disclosed. The minister of foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, who accompanied President Buhari was also present at the meeting.
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President Buhari heads to New York for UNGA September 19
Recall that President Buhari departed Abuja on Sunday, September 19, for New York, United States of America.
The president would participate in the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA76).
Adesina in a press statement on Saturday, September 18, said the president would address the Assembly during the General Debates on Friday, September 24, when he will speak on the theme of the conference and other global issues.
Nigeria must not break: Photos of people in New York campaigning against secession emerge
The protesters converged near the United Nations Secretariat ahead of the UN general assembly (UNGA) which is expected to commence on Tuesday, September 21.
Some of the protesters held placards with inscriptions such as ‘Nigerians want national unity, not secession’, ‘Genocide in eastern Nigeria plain propaganda’, among others.