Buhari lauds reappointment of Amina Mohammed as UN Deputy Secretary General

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UN Deputy Secretary General, Amina Mohammed
UN Deputy Secretary General, Amina Mohammed

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday congratulated United Nations Deputy Secretary General, Amina Mohammed, on her re-appointment for a second term.

He assured her of the prayers and support of Nigerians, especially the Federal Executive Council, where she served for some years.

In a statement by his spokesperson, Femi Adesina, “The President sends deepest appreciation to the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, for the confidence reposed on the former Minister of the Environment, giving her another opportunity to serve the global body and humanity, which further enhances the voice and presence of Nigeria.

“President Buhari notes that Mohammed’s dedication to duty has always been exceptional, and her interest in improving the livelihood of people, through personal and institutional efforts, continues to stand her out, affirming that the UN Deputy Secretary General remains an inspiration to many women in Nigeria, Africa and the global community.

“The President joins family, friends and associates of the renowned technocrat and diplomat in celebrating the well-deserved re-appointment, wishing her all the best on the next rung of the leadership ladder,” the statement said.