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Nigeria’s Amina Mohammed To Continue as UN Deputy Secretary-General

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Nigeria’s Amina Mohammed, currently serving as UN Deputy Secretary-General, has been confirmed to continue in her present role at the UN.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced this yesterday, formalizing the announcement he had made before.

Prior to her time at the UN, Amina Mohammed served as Nigeria’s Minister of Environment since November 2015 and Special Adviser to former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Post-2015 Development Planning.

In the spirit of felicitations, President Muhammadu Buhari and the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), have expressed delight in the re-appointment of the Northern prodigy

“The President sends deepest appreciation to Guterres for the confidence reposed in the former Minister of the Environment, giving her another opportunity to serve the global body and humanity, which further enhances the voice and presence of Nigeria…”

Emmanuel Yawe, the National Publicity Secretary of the ACF, also said in a statement:  “We are very happy that the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guteres has found her worthy of holding such an office in a global organisation not only once but twice…

“We are proud of her records while she worked for us here in Nigeria and even more proud of the records of competence and dedicated service she exported to the United Nations.”