President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday paid a courtesy visit to the President of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Ambassdor Tijani Muhammad-Bande, in his office in New York.
During his visit, Buhari congratulated Muhammad-Bande on his recent emergence as the UNGA president.
Femi Adesina, spokesman to the President, disclosed in a statement that Buhari told MuhammadBande that “he bore a heavyweight on his shoulders and that Nigeria was solidly behind him in the onerous task”.
“Your election was well received by the whole world.
“It was unanimous support and the global community received you well.
“That support puts a heavyweight on you and I wish you well,” Buhari said.
Muhammad-Bande responding to Buhari said he was delighted to receive the Nigerian President, “along with your team of professionals and politicians”.
It can be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari is in New York for the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).