UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon To Visit Nigeria

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

The United Nations Secretary-General, Mr Ban Ki-moon, will visit Nigeria from August 23 to 24 and will meet with President Muhammadu Buhari and State Governors.

During his visit which will focus on Pathways to a new Nigeria-Role of Sub-National Governments, Mr Ki-Moon will also lay wreath to commemorate the 4th Anniversary of the attack on the United Nation’s House, in Abuja and embark on a field visit to Kuje Area Council in the Federal Capital Territory.

During the two-day visit, he will also hold dialogue and lunch with Nigerian Business actors under the theme The role of Nigerian Business and Economy in Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and addressing Climate Change.

He will also hold talks aimed at deepening Nigeria’s democracy with government officials on the theme Democracy, Sustainable Development, and Countering Violent Extremism.

After his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, a joint press conference will be held. There will also be a dinner hosted by President Buhari in honour of the UN Secretary-General.