The 73rd United Nations General Assembly will begin on September 18 and take place at UN headquarters in New York and the General Debate will be held from September 25 to October 1. The theme for this year’s UNGA is:“Making the United Nations relevant to all People: Global Leadership and shared responsibilities for peaceful, equitable and sustainable development “.
President Muhammadu Buhari will lead Nigeria’s delegation at the 73rd United Nations General Assembly in New York and will speak on the first day between 8 pm to 9 pm.
The President hopes to use the opportunity provided to assert Nigeria’s position on Global issues along with his delegation that includes ministers and heads of agencies and permanent secretaries to the event. President Buhari has been placed as number 20th on the list of speakers out of the 193 world leaders that will address the assembly .
“Nigeria’s expected outcome at the 73rd UNGA should be to achieve a well-planned, synchronised and successful participation of Nigeria at the 73rd Session, under the guidance of Mr President.
“It will be weighed against the backdrop of externalisation of Nigeria’s foreign policy objectives through effective engagement,” Onyeama said.