Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari, arrives in New York for the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) high-level events starting on Tuesday.

The President was accompanied by Governors Abdul’aziz Yari, David Umahi and Rotimi Akeredolu of Zamfara, Ebonyi and Ondo states respectively.

He was received at the JF Kennedy Airport by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, and the Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN, Professor Tijjani Bande.

President Buhari will deliver Nigeria’s National Statement on Tuesday, the first day of the general debate.

He has been listed as the eighth speaker of the 193 Head of States expected to address the General Debate of the General Assembly.

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