September 23, 2014 – President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan departed Nigeria today to New York for the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.
While in New York, President Jonathan will attend receptions hosted by President Barack Obama of the United States and the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki Moon, a statement signed by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Ruben Abati has said.
He said the President will address the United Nations Security Council High-Level Session on Threats to International Peace and Security Caused by Terrorist Acts and present Nigeria’s statement to the General Assembly on Wednesday, September 24, 2014.
“President Jonathan is also scheduled to hold bilateral talks with Mr. Ban Ki Moon and the British Prime Minister, Mr. David Cameron”, the statement noted, stressing that the President will stop over in London for a brief private visit before proceeding to New York.
He is expected back in Abuja on Thursday.