Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari will be travelling for the 73rd United Nations General Assembly [UNGA], in New York, were he will be speaking.
The event is scheduled to hold at the United Nations headquarters from 18th, Sep. 2018.
Geoffrey Onyema, who is the Minister of Foreign Affairs revealed this to newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja, FCT.
The Minister stated that Mr. President will use the opportunity to canvass for a permanent seat at the United Nations and for a Nigerian to emerge as the President of the General Assembly come next year.
“It is an opportunity for the President to put forward Nigeria’s position globally, the ideas and vision as a global community,” he noted.
“President Buhari will be addressing areas such as eradication of extreme poverty, maintenance of international peace and security, human rights, highlights on humanitarian activities, tackling climate change and promoting environmental sustainability,” The Minister said.
The functions of the General Assembly, it is one of the six main organs of the United Nations, with representation for member states in the world.