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You Are Highly Respected By World Leaders, Ban Ki-Moon Tells Buhari

President Buhari’s fight against corruption and terrorism has been lauded and backed by UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon. He made this known when he revealed to the President that leaders across the world hold him in high esteem for the new image he has given Nigeria Speaking, Mr Ban Ki-Moon said “You are highly respected by world leaders, including myself. Your person has given your country a positive image.”

Special Adviser to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, quoted Ban Ki-Moon as saying this during a bilateral meeting with the President on the sidelines of the 71st UN General Assembly in New York. He went ahead to disclose that the UN recognised the successes of the Buhari’s administration against Boko Haram, urging that human rights be upheld always, to prevent a repeat of  Syria scenario. Thanking the Nigerian leader for his commitment to issues on climate change, Ban Ki-Moon added that the government should “own the Sustainable Development Goals,” for the good of its citizens

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Otunba Sayo Akintola is a 1992 graduate of Linguistics from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State. He holds a post-graduate diploma in Financial Management and MBA from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi. He started his 12-year sojourn in journalism at the Nigerian Tribune in 1993 as Business and Economy reporter. He rose through the ranks to become the Group Business Editor of the nation’s oldest surviving private national newspaper, the Nigerian Tribune. He set up World Street Journal magazine in 2018.

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