Presidency raises alarm over fake Buhari UN speech in circulation

Nigeria’s presidency has said that a fake version of President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech at the United Nations General Assembly today, is in circulation.

President Buhari who arrived New York on Sunday, is billed to address the 72nd UN General Assembly today when the debate opens.

He has been listed as the eighth speaker of the 193 Head of States expected to address the General Debate of the General Assembly.

He will deliver Nigeria’s National Statement.

On Monday, he held a briefing session  with Foreign Affairs Minister , Geoffrey Onyeama and other Nigerian diplomats.

In a tweet early today, the Presidency warned that a fake version of the speech yet to be delivered is in circulation.

The theme for this year’s debate is ‘Focusing on People: Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All on a Sustainable Planet’.

The president will also join other world leaders at the welcoming reception to be hosted by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, and hold a bilateral meeting with the UN chief.

Aside other high-level engagement, he will have a lunch meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, along with other world leaders.

 

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