Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Professor Tijjani Muhammad-Bande has said that Nigeria will join other world leaders to push for global COVID-19 vaccine equity at the ongoing UN General Assembly high-level meetings.
Professor Muhammad-Bande told newsmen that President Muhammadu Buhari would join other Global Leaders to push for global vaccine access.
The Nigerian Envoy said that the issue of equal access to vaccines was paramount at the 76th session of the General Assembly, based on its theme – “Building Resilience through hope to recover from COVID-19, rebuild sustainably, respond to the needs of the planet, respect the rights of people, and revitalise the United Nations.”
President Muhammadu Buhari arrived in New York on Sunday for the high-level meetings of the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly.
He is expected to address the high-level session of the General Assembly on the fourth day of the General Debates on Friday, September 24, when he would speak on the theme of the Conference and other global issues.