Nigeria's Muhammad-Bande Concludes Term as UNGA President

Nigeria's United Nations Ambassador, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, was selected last September to serve a one-year term as President of the United Nation General Assembly. During his tenure, he has presided over debates on a range of issues, as well as preparations for the 75th anniversary of the world body, which is being celebrated this month. After several months of socially distance sessions, the Assembly convened in-person on September 3 with Muhammad-Bande in the chair. On September 14, he handed the gavel to his successor, Turkish diplomat Volkan Bozkir, who is presiding over the 75th Session that began on September 15.

H.E. Mr. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, Nigeria's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, presiding as president of the UN General Assembly. His one-year term ended in September 2020.


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