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President Tinubu Departs New York After UN General Assembly Meeting

By Rasheed Olajide Awoniyi
September 22, 2023

President Bola Tinubu has left New York after attending the 78th session of the UN General Assembly's high-level sessions.

Tinubu landed in New York on Sunday and attended several high-level events, including a meeting with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. 

He also delivered Nigeria's message to world leaders, stating that democratic administration is the most trustworthy safeguard for the sovereign will and well-being of the people.

Tinubu met with Nigerians in the United States on Wednesday, where he advised them to adjust their thinking to succeed, highlighting that Nigeria is still their home. 

The President also met with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres during which he stated that African countries will begin to take proper action against individuals who illegally syphon and smuggle out the continent's immense mineral wealth.


Tinubu became the first African Head of State to ring the bell at the National Association of Securities Dealers Automatic Quotation System (NASDAQ) on Thursday.

The Nigerian delegation, which included 16 ministers, seven governors, the Chief of Staff, and some heads of Ministries, Departments, and Agencies, also attended other high-level events, including a dialogue on Financing for Development and a high-level meeting on Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness, and Response. 

They also attended the Secretary-General's Climate Ambition Summit, a Ministerial meeting of the Summit of the Future, a High-level conference on Universal Health Coverage, and a High-level discussion on Tuberculosis.

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