UN General Assembly president-elect tasked on service
President-elect of UN General Assembly and Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the global organisation, Ambassador Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, was formally congratulated yesterday President Muhammadu Buhari.
Receiving the envoy at the State House, Abuja, the Nigerian leader charged him to justify the confidence reposed in him by compatriots and the world at large.
Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, in a statement explained that the diplomat was on his first visit to the country since his election by acclamation as 74th President of the General Assembly on June 4, 2019 in New York, United States.
Responding, Muhammad-Bande said his election was made possible by the leadership in Nigeria and the unflinching support of African countries.He promised to give a good account of the country and tackle issues of peace and security, poverty eradication, education, inclusion and climate action, particularly in the Lake Chad region.
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