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Nigeria’s Prof. Mohammed-Bande Clinches Presidency Of UN General Assembly

The current Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Professor Tijjani Mohammed Bande, has been elected the 74th President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Professor Muhammad-Bande contested as the sole candidate for the position, and was elected through acclamation at the 87th plenary meeting of the Assembly in New York today, June 4 and will be inaugurated in September.

He is the second Nigerian to hold the office after Joseph Garba, a retired military officer and diplomat, who led the organ between 1989 and 1990.

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