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President Buhari congratulates UNGA president

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the President of the 74th United Nations General Assembly, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, of Nigeria’s support.

President Buhari, who paid a courtesy visit on Professor Bande, noted the solid support he would require from Nigeria to succeed in the onerous task before him.

President Buhari congratulated Professor Bande on his election as the 74th President of the UN General Assembly, saying that his unanimous election had underscored his acceptance by the global community.

Professor Muhammad-Bande expressed delighted to receive the Nigerian President, saying that his nomination by President Buhari was the greatest honour he had had.

He told President Buhari that the support he had received from Africa and the world had been outstanding so far.

Muhammad-Bande, a Nigerian diplomat, was earlier in the year unanimously elected President of the General Assembly for one year.

Abdullah Bello

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