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In a statement by Garba Shehu, the president’s Senior Special Assistant (Media & Publicity), the presidency said it is not expected for Nigerian diaspora to use the platform of the United Nations General Assembly to garner attention for their cause, but that it was “shocking” to see Yoruba Nation advocates publicly teaming up with IPOB – a designated terrorist organization it says now has 50,000-strong paramilitary arm.

President Muhammadu Buhari

Delivering Nigeria’s National Statement, via video-message, on the first day of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly Debate, President Buhari pledged Nigeria’s commitment to working with member states in the spirit of global cooperation and solidarity to promote human health and general well-being.

A Nigerian Government team to the historic event, which will be led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, will include the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ahmed Rufa’i Abubakar, and the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu