President Buhari to addresses UN General Assembly Sept 24

President Muhammadu Buhari with on September 24 address the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

Buhari, who will be the second speaker on what will be the fourth day of the Assembly is expected to deliver his address to the other world leaders around 9 am (2 pm Nigerian time) during the morning session.

The President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro would be the first world leader to present his address to the 76th session as it is tradition, followed by the U.S. President, Joe Biden, the traditional second speaker, being the host country.

Speaking on Wednesday, Stephane Dujarric, the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hinted that strict pandemic rules would be enforced at the Assembly for the 2021 session.

According to him, the enforcement is going to include mandatory mask-wearing for all participants required vaccinations for headquarters staff, and severely limited access to its 16-acre complex.


The 76th session of the General Assembly opened on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, with the inauguration of a new President, Abdulla Shahid of Maldives.

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