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President Buhari to leave for the US – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to travel to the United States of America (USA) for the United Nations' General Assembly where he is slated to speak.

The UN General Assembly is slated to begin on September 19, 2017, and Buhari is listed as the 7th on the provincial list of speakers, Punch reports.

This will be President Buhari's first travel since he came back from a medical treatment in the United Kingdom in August after spending over 100 days.

The Nigerian president will be speaking after the leaders of Brazil, the United States, Guinea, Switzerland, Jordan and Slovakia.

Speaking to a Punch correspondent, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu confirmed that the president will indeed be travelling. 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".

 

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