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President Muhammadu Buhari will next week lead the Federal Government delegation to New York where he would address the 71st regular session of the United Nations General Assembly on September 21, 2016.



The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, who said this on Friday in Abuja, explained that the President would use the opportunity to build on his excellent relationship with other world leaders and demand the recovery of illicit and looted funds.

According to him, the FG would canvass for the election of an Afro-centric UN Secretary-General, who would be pro-developing countries.

He stated that Buhari would also push for the candidature of Nigerians into various international agencies which he said had influence on UN policy and programmes globally.

Onyeama said it was absolutely important that Nigeria engaged in multilateral relations, noting that it had candidates for positions in International Civil Aviation Authority and the United Nations Human Rights Council.

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  1. Every time recovery, what have you done with the ones recovered? I am very sure that the only thing you know about governance is about recovering of money forcefully and illegally from people. Those living in a glass house should not through stone. A day of reckoning is coming for you. You will also cough out all the money you are embezzling come 2019

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