Professor Tijjani Muhammad Bande is relied upon to develop the following President of the UNGA should he be chosen, the present UNGA president Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garcè, indicated amid an official visit to Nigeria.
Bande is as of now the changeless delegate of Nigeria to UN.
She stated: “Anticipating a progress, decent and smooth change to the approaching leader of the General Assembly, a Nigerian representative and teacher that is truly putting the name of Nigeria higher.
“I’m anticipating proceed with this smooth and sort out change to the following administration.”
Garcès who is from Ecuador, expected the administration of the UNGA in September 2018.
The workplace of the UNGA changes each year between the five geographic gatherings: African, Asian, Eastern European, Latin American and Caribbean, and Western European.
Whenever chose Bande would turn into the second Nigerian to manages the get together which was set up in 1946.
In his response, the pastor of outside undertakings Geoffrey Onyeama ideally the active UNGA president will hand over to Professor Bande.
Onyeama stated: “The leader of UN General Assembly will ideally be giving over as President of the General Assembly to a Nigerian.”
“In this way, Nigeria will expect the administration ideally in a couple of months time, in the individual of Nigeria’s lasting delegate to the United Nations (UN), Professor Tijjani Bande,” the clergyman said.
Bande, a previous chief general of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) Kuru, Plateau state was conceived in Kebbi State in 1957.
He holds M.A in Political Science from the Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA in 1981 and a PhD in Political Science from the University of Toronto, Canada in 1987.
He was the Vice-Chancellor Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, somewhere in the range of 2004 and 2009.
Espinosa said that Africa was at the cutting edge of worldwide improvement and her visit to the area for the second time as 73rd leader of the UNGA demonstrates the enthusiasm of the UN in Africa.
She said that over the span of her visit, she would meet with President Muhammadu Buhari, Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Women and Social Development to talk about reinforcing two-sided ties.