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Tinubu to address illicit financial flows and asset repatriation at UNGA


President Bola Tinubu is set to address the 78th United Nations General Assembly, which is scheduled to take place from September 18 to 26, 2023. This year’s General Assembly will be under the presidency of His Excellency Dennis Francis from the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

As is customary, Heads of State will take turns delivering their speeches during the General Assembly. Tinubu’s address will focus on several key areas, including Nigeria’s commitment to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), combating climate change, and contributing to international peace and security.

Additionally, Tinubu will emphasize the crucial issue of illicit financial flows and the repatriation of assets, promoting greater international collaboration on these matters. The statement regarding his participation at the UNGA was issued by Francisa Omayuli, the spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on Monday.

President Tinubu is scheduled to deliver his inaugural national statement at the UN headquarters on September 19, marking his first appearance at the UNGA since assuming the presidency in May.

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