Just In: Bande Emerges UNGA President

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By Chibuike Nwabuko

New York (Sundiata Post) – Ambassador Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, the Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations has emerged President of the 74th UN General Assembly.

According to the Nigerian Observer, Muhammad-Bande, the sole candidate for the position, was elected through acclamation at the 87th plenary meeting of the Assembly in New York on Tuesday.

Recall that 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.

He will be inaugurated in September.

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