Pulse.ng logo
Go

Buhari President arrives New York for UN event following Manhattan explosion

Buhari's arrival follows an explosion which rocked a crowded Chelsea neighbourhood in Manhattan, New York, on Saturday night.

  • Published:

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived New York, United States ahead of the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Buhari's arrival follows an explosion which rocked a crowded Chelsea neighbourhood in Manhattan, New York, on Saturday night.

Authorities are yet to ascertain the cause of the explosion but they ruled out a case of possible gas leak.

As at the time of filing this report, it was not certain if it was a terror attack.

Buhari is expected to will deliver Nigeria’s statement at the opening of the General Debate of the Assembly, which begins from September 19 to 23.

ALSO READ: Buhari, Obama to meet in New York next week

The President will speak on the theme: "The Sustainable Development Goals: a Universal Push to Transform our World.”

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Nigeria?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +2349055172167, Social Media @pulsenigeria247: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng. More information here.