Jonathan departs for UN General Assembly

President Goodluck  Jonathan this morning left Abuja for New York to participate in the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

The President will stop over in London for a brief private visit before proceeding to New York.

The information on the president’s journey was disclosed in a statement issued by his spokesman, Dr. Reuben Abati.

While in New York, Jonathan will attend receptions hosted by United States President, Barack Obama  and Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki Moon.

According to the statement, Jonathan will address the United Nations Security Council high-level session on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts.

In his address, the president will present Nigeria’s statement to the General Assembly on Wednesday.

Jonathan is also scheduled to hold bilateral talks with Mr. Ban Ki Moon and the British Prime Minister, Mr. David Cameron.

The president is expected back in Abuja Thursday.

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