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President Buhari Honoured in New York



President Muhammadu Buhari‘s effort in his fight against corruption seems to be paying off, as the State of New Jersey and City of Philadelphia gave him special citations in New York on Friday.

This development was contained in a press statement made available to Naija News by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina.

President Buhari, at the side lines of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly, gave a presentation at the High Level Roundtable on Corruption, Migration and Bridging Africa’s Infrastructure Gap.

And then stepped forward, Diane Campbell, representing Senator Turner of New Jersey, who read a citation of the Nigerian leader, acknowledging his military, professional and political strides.

On behalf of the city of Philadelphia, Dr Jude Iheoma, the Chairman, Nigerian Coalition for Business Development and Investment, also read a citation.

On hand to witness the honour were international investors and captains of industry. Also there were ministers; directors-general; Dr Ibrahim Mayaki, CEO NEPAD International; Princess Gloria Akobundu, CEO NEPAD Nigeria; Prof Ibrahim Gambari, former Minister of External Affairs; and top senior government officials from Nigeria.