President Muhammadu Buhari will participate in the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) from September 19-23, 2016 in New York, United States.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in a statement said the president would shop for investors to invest in Nigeria’s critical sectors.
Adesina said Buhari will deliver Nigeria’s statement at the opening of the General Debate of the Assembly, on the theme: The Sustainable Development Goals: a Universal Push to Transform our World.”
He also said the president would also attend a high-level summit, hosted by the UN, on “Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants’’.
The summit, which is the first of its kind organised by the General Assembly at the Heads of State and Government level, is expected to come up with a blueprint for a better international response to enhance protection of migrants and refugees.
Adesina said while in New York for the annual gathering of world leaders, Buhari would attend series of meetings as well as side events, which are of significant interest to Nigeria.
According to him, Buhari will deliver a keynote address on ‘Taking Climate Action Towards Sustainable Development in Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin.’