President Bola Tinubu has arrived in New York ahead of his first participation in the United Nations General Assembly as the country’s leader.
Tinubu arrived in New York, United States in the early hours of Monday, September 18, and was received by top government officials.
The president is expected to hold bilateral meetings with various world leaders, including the president of the United States, Joe Biden and the president of the European Union Commission, Von der Leyen, on the sidelines of the summit.
President Tinubu’s Spokesperson, Ajuri Ngelale, had earlier disclosed that his principal would meet with the global president of Microsoft, Brad Smith, and the head of global affairs for Meta Technologies, Nick Clegg.
Ngelale said Tinubu’s meeting with the duo would focus on strategies on how to improve Nigeria’s digital transformation and leverage artificial intelligence.
He is also expected to deliver his inaugural national statement on the floor of the UN headquarters on Tuesday, September 19.