President Bola Tinubu is slated to address the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly, which is scheduled to take place from September 18 to September 26, 2023.
This year’s General Assembly will be presided over by His Excellency, Dennis Francis, who hails from the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
During the General Assembly proceedings, world leaders, including Heads of State, will take their turns to deliver their speeches on various global issues.
Tinubu’s address at the Assembly will focus on several key topics, including Nigeria’s ongoing efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), combat climate change, and promote international peace and security, among other important matters. The issue of illicit financial flows and asset recovery will also be emphasized to encourage stronger international cooperation. This information was conveyed in a statement issued by the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Francisa Omayuli, on Monday.
The President is scheduled to deliver his inaugural national statement at the UN headquarters on September 19.
Tinubu’s participation in the United Nations General Assembly marks his first since assuming the presidency in May.