Buhari Hails Amina Mohammed’s Reappointment as United Nations Deputy Secretary-General


Deji Elumoye

President Muhammadu Buhari has rejoiced with the United Nations (UN) Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, on her re-appointment for a second term.

In a statement by his Media Adviser, Femi Adesina, the President assured the Deputy UN Scribe of the prayers and support of Nigerians, especially the Federal Executive Council, where she served for some years.

Buhari also appreciated the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, for the confidence reposed on the former Minister of the Environment, by giving her another opportunity to serve the global body and humanity, he said further enhances the voice and presence of Nigeria.

The president noted that Mohammed’s dedication to duty had always been exceptional, adding that 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.

He, therefore, joined family, friends and associates of the diplomat in celebrating the re-appointment, wishing her all the best on the next rung of the leadership ladder.