You are highly respected by world leaders including me, UN sec-gen tells Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari


UN Secretary General  Ban KI-moon on Wednesday poured praises on President Muhammed  Buhari for his anti-corruption war, saying he is  a man highly respected by him and other world leaders.


“You are highly respected by world leaders, including myself. Your persona has given your country a positive image”,Ban Ki- moon said

The Nigerian president   had asked  Ban Ki-moon to  mediate  between the Federal government  and Boko Haram  in swapping the abducted Chibok schoolgirls with detained terrorists.

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Ban Ki- moon said the UN recognized the achievements of the Buhari administration against Boko Haram, urging that human rights be upheld always, to prevent a repeat of the scenario being witnessed in Syria.

Ban Ki-moon also thanked the Nigerian leader for his commitment to issues on climate change, adding that the government should “own the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),” for the good of its citizen.

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