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Ban Ki-Moon, UN Scribe Begins 2-day Visit To Nigeria On Sunday


Ban-Ki-moonThe UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon is scheduled to begin a two-day official visit to Nigeria on Sunday, NAN reports.

Ban is expected, to among others, hold talks with President Muhammadu Buhari in Aso Rock Villa on Monday.

The UN Information Centre, Lagos said during the visit, Ban is also scheduled to hold talks with state governorson Sunday.

The dialogue with the governors, the itinerary showed, will hold under the theme: “Pathways to a New Nigeria – the Role of Sub-national Governments.”

The UN scribe will lay a wreath in memory of persons who died at the UN House bombing in 2012 as part of activities to mark the 4th anniversary of the unfortunate tragedy.

Ban would later in the day have lunch with members of the business community. The lunch time conversation will be on: “The role of Nigerian business and the economy in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals and addressing climate change.”

He will also take part in a series of activities, including a visit to immunization centres and dialogue on democracy, human rights and countering violent extremism, before departing Nigeria later on Monday.




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