President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to address the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly in the United States on Tuesday, September 19, 2017.
The President of Nigeria is listed as number seven on the provincial list of speakers.
Buhari is expected to speak after the leaders of Brazil, the United States, Guinea, Switzerland, Jordan and Slovakia.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, confirmed that Buhari would indeed attend the UN General Assembly.
Shehu said, “I cannot tell you the time he will be going because it can change but I know he is expected to be the eighth speaker at the UN. So, he will be there and he will speak.”
Since his return to Nigeria on August 20, 2017, after 103 days of medical leave in London, Buhari has not attended any public event outside of Aso Villa and his country home in Daura, Katsina State.