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Published On: Sun, Sep 21st, 2014

Jonathan leaves for UNGA, to meet Obama, Ban

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President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday left Abuja for New York to attend the 69th session of the United Nations, UN General Assembly, Dr. Reuben Abati, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, said in a statement.

Abati said that Jonathan would attend receptions to be hosted by

President Barack Obama of the U.S. and the Secretary-General of the UN Mr. Ban Ki-Moon.

“The president will address the UN Security Council High-Level Session on ‘Threats to International Peace and Security Caused By Terrorist Acts’.

“He will present Nigeria’s statement to the General Assembly on Wednesday, Sept. 24.

“Jonathan is also scheduled to hold bilateral talks with Ki-Moon and the British Prime Minister, Mr David Cameron,’’ Abati said.

He said that the president would stop over in London for a brief private visit before proceeding to New York and would return to the country on Thursday. (NAN)

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