- Emerging report indicates that Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari is in talks with world leaders at the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly
- The president is discussing on the theme of the programme and other issues around recovery from the pandemic, environmental issues and more
- Meanwhile, Buhari has been attending series of meetings with world leaders and other delegations in United States since he arrived New York on Sunday, September 19
President Muhammadu Buhari is addressing world leaders at the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA76).
Channels TV reports that the president is speaking at the high-level general debate of the summit ongoing at the UN Headquarters in New York, the United States.
He took to the podium to address the world leaders after President Nicos Anastasiades of Cyprus gave his speech.
President Buhari addresses the world leaders on the theme of the conference and other global issues.
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Recall that Buhari had on Thursday, September 23, at the summit, reaffirmed the commitment of his administration to attaining national food security, the special adviser to the president on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed on his Facebook page.
The Nigerian leader said the plan was the outcome of a wide range stakeholder-engagement geared towards a better understanding of their food systems, experiences and needs.
Arewa group lauds Nigerians for identifying with country at 76th UN General Assembly
The group in a statement signed by its president, Muhammad Matazu described the act as patriotic and appealed to the few who have refused to see the good things happening in the country to have a rethink.
Legit.ng gathered that the participants waved the Nigerian national flags, sported t-shirts, and displayed banners announcing progress made, their commitment to one Nigeria, and a yearning for peace and progress.
Nigeria Must Not Break: People in New York campaign against secession
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Nigerians living in New York staged a solidarity march in support of the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.
The protesters converged near the United Nations Secretariat ahead of the UN general assembly (UNGA) which is expected to commence on Tuesday, September 21.
Nigerians at home have dismissed the protesters, claiming most of them are paid to participate.