21st September, 2014
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan left Abuja today for New York to attend the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.
He will stop over in London for a private visit, according to presidential spokesman, Reuben Abati.
While in New York, President Jonathan will attend receptions hosted by President Barack Obama of the United States and the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki Moon.
The President will address the United Nations Security Council High-Level Session on Threats to International Peace and Security Caused By Terrorist Acts and present Nigeria’s Statement to the General Assembly on Wednesday, September 24, 2014.
President Jonathan is also scheduled to hold bilateral talks with Mr. Ban Ki Moon and the British Prime Minister, Mr. David Cameron.
The President will stop over in London for a brief private visit before proceeding to New York.
He is expected back in Abuja on Thursday.