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President Bola Tinubu is set to attend the 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. After a successful appearance at the G-20 Summit in New Delhi, India, President Tinubu will depart from Abuja to participate in his first UNGA session as Nigeria's leader.

The UNGA's theme for this session is "Rebuilding trust and Reigniting global solidarity: Accelerating action on the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals towards peace, prosperity, progress, and sustainability for all."

President Tinubu will deliver his inaugural National Statement on September 19 during the High-Level General Debate. His address will cover various critical issues, including sustainable development, climate change, global cooperation, addressing inequalities, and humanitarian crises.

During his visit to New York, President Tinubu will hold bilateral meetings with leaders from the European Union Commission, Brazil, South Africa, and others. He will also engage with global transnational firms to attract investments into Nigeria.

Notably, President Tinubu will have the honor of conducting the NASDAQ closing ceremony during its trading session, becoming the first African President to do so. He will also address the Nigerian SMEs Business Summit, highlighting the role of Nigerian enterprises in global trade.

President Tinubu will be accompanied by several Nigerian governors, ministers, and senior government officials during his UNGA visit.