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Full Text Of President Buhari’s speech at 75th session of United Nations General Assemby

Full Text Of President Buhari’s speech at 75th session of United Nations General Assemby

STATEMENT DELIVERED

BY

HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI

PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC

OF NIGERIA

AT

THE GENERAL DEBATE OF THE  75TH SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY

22ND SEPTEMBER 2020

Ø Mr. President,

Ø Heads of State and Government,

Ø Secretary-General,

Ø Distinguished Delegates,

Ø Ladies and Gentlemen,

Let me on behalf of the Government and good people of Nigeria, congratulate you on your well-deserved election as President of the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). I would like to assure you of Nigeria’s readiness to avail the United Nations all necessary cooperation needed for the fulfillment of your mandate.

2. I wish to also thank the General Assembly for the support accorded His Excellency, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande during his tenure as President of the 74th Session of the General Assembly.

3. We acknowledge the accomplishments of the Assembly under his able leadership, particularly his efforts on attacking global poverty through the Global Coalition on Poverty Eradication.

4. We also commend the tremendous efforts of His Excellency, Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, in steering the affairs of the organization during this challenging period of the Coronavirus pandemic, as well as his strong commitment to making the UN more efficient and responsive in its international responsibility.

 

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