The Presidency has reacted to the speculation making around that President Muhammadu Buhari may not be able to withstand the high level event in the United States, scheduled for September 19 – 25, 2017.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, made the reaction to Newsmen at the United Nations, UN, Headquarters, in New York.
Onyeama said Buhari is “firing up” to lead the Nigerian delegation to the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly.
“President Muhammadu Buhari is in very good health to lead the UN General Assembly delegation.
“The President is in excellent form in every way possible. We had the Federal Executive Council Meeting on Wednesday that lasted very long beyond the usual.
“He presided over the Federal Executive Council meeting throughout. He is now firing up and very fantastic”, Onyeama said.
Recall, that Buhari will join other World Leaders at the welcoming reception to be hosted by the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, and also hold a bilateral meeting with the UN scribe.
Buhari is billed to have a lunch meeting with President Donald Trump of the United States of America, along with other world leaders.