President Muhammadu Buhari will be speaking at the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York.
The 73rd UNGA is scheduled to hold at the United Nations headquarters from September 18, 2018.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyema disclosed this to journalists on Tuesday in Abuja.
Onyeama said that the President will use the opportunity to canvass for a permanent seat at the United Nations and for a Nigerian to emerge as the President of the General Assembly next year.
The Foreign Affairs Minister explained that President Buhari is expected to brief the session on a wide range of issues affecting the country.
Apart from addressing the General Assembly, the President will also hold a high-level meeting with African Heads of States which will focus on the fight against corruption.
The General Assembly is one of the six main organs of the United Nations, with equal representation for member states.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has announced new dates for the sales of its nomination forms and primaries for state Houses of Assembly, the National Assembly and Governorship elections in 2019.
The party’s National Organising Secretary, Col. Austin Akobundu (rtd) disclosed this on Tuesday.
He said the governorship primary was shifted to September 26 with appeals slated for September 28, while the date for presidential primaries remained October 5 and 6.
The new timetable also indicated that primaries for the senatorial elections will hold on September 28, with its appeals scheduled for September 29.