Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Pastor Umo Eno was part of the team that accompanied the president, Bola Ahmed Tinubu to the 78th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), in New York.
The others on the entourage are the Gombe State governor, Mohammed Inuwa Yahaya Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, Uba Sani of Kaduna State, AbdulRahman AbdulRazak of Kwara State and Seyi Makinde of Oyo State.
Also traveling with the President are the Chief of Staff to the President, Femi Gbajabiamila, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Amb Yusuf Maitama Tuggar, Coordinating Minister of the Economy & Finance, Mr. Wale Edun, Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Dr. Mohammed Pate; Minister of Defence, Abubakar Badaru; Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Mr. Dele Alake, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Betta Edu; and Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Doris Uzoka-Anite. The National Security Adviser, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu; Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa and other senior government officials.
On September 19, the first day of the High-Level General Debate of the 78th UNGA Session, Tinubu will deliver his inaugural national statement.
Before engaging in the General Debate, the President will join other world leaders to participate in the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (UN 2023 Summit on SDGs).
Tinubu’s address will encompass several issues, such as sustainable development, climate change, global cooperation, and the imperative to address inequalities and global humanitarian crises.