Undeterred by jetlag from a long intercontinental journey, President Bola Tinubu, will deliver his inaugural address at the 78th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 78) at the UN headquarters in New York, Tuesday.
Tinubu’s attendance at the UNGA marks his first since assuming the presidency in May.
He will be addressing world leaders in the evening of Tuesday at about 6:00p.m, local time; 11:00pm (Nigerian time).
The theme of the UNGA is: “Rebuilding Trust and Reigniting Global Solidarity: Accelerating Action on the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals towards peace, prosperity, progress, and sustainability for all.
Tinubu will be the fifth African leader to speak on day one of the gathering and 14th speaker out of 20 leaders slated to speak, according to the list of speakers released by the Office of the General Assembly President.
Tinubu will be accompanied by Governors, Ministers, and other top government functionaries connected with the various programmes of the UNGA agenda.
His address will encompass several issues such as sustainable development, climate change, global cooperation, and the imperative to address inequalities and global humanitarian crises.