Tinubu Reduces Nigeria’s UN General Assembly Convoy

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This is with the aim of reducing Nigeria's spending, according to the presidency.

Abuja - August 29 - (Mediaage NG News)Nigeria’s President Bola Tinubu has reduced the number of Nigerian delegation to the upcoming UN General Assembly next month, in a bid to curtail the country’s spending.President Tinubu on Monday directed US mission in Nigeria to issue visas exclusively to Nigerian government officials who will directly participate at the UN event, which is scheduled to take place in New York.

Mr Tinubu also said Nigeria’s mission in New York should only accredit government officials with clear roles at the General Assembly.

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The president also ordered officials travelling to the US to limit the number of aides and support staff that they take to the UN event, warning that individuals who disregard the guidelines will be removed from the delegation.

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