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UN Secretary-General in Nigeria, to meet Buhari

Zulum shakes hands with Guterres during visit on Tuesday. Credit: Borno govt

The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, is currently in Nigeria on a two-day official visit.

On Tuesday, he met with the Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, before proceeding to meet with families affected by the actions of Boko Haram insurgents in Borno and also evaluate the impact of climate change on vulnerable communities.

The UN Secretary-General is expected to meet with the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in Abuja.

During his visit to Abuja, Guterres will officiat a wreath-laying ceremony for victims of the 2011 bombing at the UN House.

This is his first time in Nigeria since becoming UN Secretary-General.

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