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President Buhari Meets Okonjo-Iweala In New York.

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, in New York, the United States.

SDB live reports that the President met with the former Minister of Finance alongside the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, ahead of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

 

Speaking to reporters, Onyeama stated that the duo discussed getting manufacturers of vaccines to invest in production in Nigeria, and Africa at large and help economies recover faster.

The minister added that Buhari will be delivering a speech while addressing world leaders at the UN Headquarters on Friday.

 

He said: “Mr President is going to be addressing the world.

The minister further added that President Buhari has been engaging top government officials in strategic meetings and will take part in some high-level meetings.

 

These include among others, the High-Level Meeting to Commemorate The Twentieth Anniversary of the Adoption of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action on the theme “Reparations, Racial Justice and Equality for People of African Descent.”

The President is expected back in the country on September 26.

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