President Muhammadu Buhari has saluted Antonio Guterres on his arrangement by the United Nations General Assembly as the following UN Secretary General, starting from January 1, 2017.
President Muhammadu Buhari has likewise stretched out sincere sympathies to the whole imperial family, the legislature and individuals of Thailand on the passing of His Majesty, King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
In an announcement by his Senior Special Assistant Media, Garba Shehu, President Buhari trusts that Guterres’ abundance of experience as a previous Prime Minister of Portugal, head of UN Refugee Agency for quite a long while, representative and a government official of notoriety, famously arranged and qualified him for the new position.
As a submitted individual from the United Nations, President Buhari asserts that, Nigeria anticipates working and supporting Guterres to address the world’s most squeezing difficulties – from vanquishing psychological oppression and vicious fanaticism for a serene and prosperous future to diminishing destitution and handling the staggering impacts of environmental change; and going up against the underlying drivers of transients and evacuee emergency.
Shehu said; The President firmly trusts that for the UN to stay important in the 21st century, the new UN Secretary-General must increase endeavors and lead key changes of the world body to empower it adequately address current worldwide difficulties.
“President Buhari likewise compliments the active UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon on his effective residency and hard work to mankind.