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Buhari UN boss says President is highly respected by world leaders

UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, also said that Buhari’s leadership has given Nigeria a positive global image.

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President Muhammadu Buhari hosts UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon to state dinner on August 24, 2015 play

President Muhammadu Buhari hosts UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon to state dinner on August 24, 2015

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Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), Ban Ki-moon, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is highly respected by world leaders.

Ban also said that Buhari’s leadership has given Nigeria a positive global image.

President Muhammadu Buhari meets with UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon on August 24, 2015. play

President Muhammadu Buhari meets with UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon on August 24, 2015.

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The UN boss made the comment during a bilateral meeting with Buhari on the sidelines of the 71st UN General Assembly in New York, a statement released by the president’s media aide, Femi Adesina said.

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

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US President, Barack Obama also met with Buhari on the sidelines of the conference and expressed confidence in the latter’s leadership.

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